Vitamins in Dog Food
Vitamins are bio-molecules that are essential for the proper growth, maintenance, and reproduction of cells in the body. Adding vitamins to a dog’s diet can provide them with extra energy, improve their condition, and aid in their recovery from specific ailments. The vitamin needs of a dog can be affected by factors such as breed, age, and activity level. Puppies and older dogs are more likely to need vitamin supplements than healthy dogs in their prime.
Most commercially processed dog foods carry the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) label, indicating that they provide a complete and balanced diet that includes necessary vitamins and minerals. However, dogs fed a homemade diet may require vitamin supplements. It is crucial to consult a veterinarian or nutritionist to determine what, if anything, is needed to supplement the dog’s diet.Continue reading Are added vitamins in dog food worth the Price?