4 Important Supplements for Dogs

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If there is one thing I have learned in my lifetime of working with animals and their owners, it is that people love their animals and would do anything within their means to keep them healthy and happy for as long as possible.

Pets have become an integral part of our families, and our homes would not be the same without them.

 

Supplements for Dogs

Note: The following guidelines are based on the weight of your dog. These general guidelines may help you in the selection of which supplements you can use to keep your dog healthy.

Check with your veterinarian for more info.

doTERRA Lifelong Vitality Pack

doTERRA's Lifelong Vitality Pack is comprised of 3 supplements in one. Alpha CRS+, Microplex VMz and xEO Mega.

Alpha CRS+

Stimulates overall cellular health, energy and longevity. Some of the nutrients included in the formula are coenzyme Q10 and acetyl-l-carnitine, which help the metabolic processes of the cell to give you more energy. There are also antioxidants like quercetin and alpha-lipoic acid that help combat oxidative stress and aging.

Microplex VMz

Contains natural highly bioavailable vitamins, minerals, and trace elements in proper proportions. Solves the absorption issue by using a glycoprotein matrix to help the body absorb vitamins, and chelated minerals (meaning the mineral is bound to an amino acid). In essence, this process makes the supplement recognizable as food nutrients to our digestive systems. Supports healthy metabolism, digestion, immune function and cellular energy.

xEO Mega

Support joints, skin, cardiovascular and brain health. The best sources of omega-3s are fatty fish and marine algae, which are not common in most diets and can be expensive. The molecularly filtered fish oil in xEO Mega supplies 300 mg of EPA and 300 mg of DHA per daily serving, and 55 mg of other omega-3s. It is also formulated with a blend of Clove, Frankincense, Thyme, Cumin, Wild Orange, Peppermint, Ginger, Caraway, & German Chamomile oils, that add antioxidant protection to the mix.

Dosage

  • Over 80 pounds: 1x of each, once a day. May mix with food or taken whole

PB Assist+ Probiotic Defense Formula

doTERRA PB Assist+. A proprietary formula of pre-biotic fiber and six strains of probiotic microorganisms in a unique doublelayer vegetable capsule. It delivers 6 billion CFUs of active probiotic cultures and soluble pre-biotic FOS (fructooligosaccharides) that encourage friendly bacterial growth. The time-release, double-capsule delivery system is designed to help protect the sensitive probiotic cultures from stomach acid.

Primary Benefits

  • Promotes a positive balance and proliferation of beneficial bacteria
  • Maintains healthy intestinal microflora balance
  • Supports healthy functioning of the digestive and immune systems
  • Supports the health of the GI tract, particularly the intestines and colon
  • Helps support optimal metabolism and absorption of food

Dosage

  • Over 15 pounds: 1x capsule, once a day. Must be taken whole. Take for 10 days. Can be taken once a month.

a2z Chewable Vitamins

doTERRA a2z Chewable Tablet. Developed for easy consuming by just chewing. Combining a blend of B vitamins with a blend of vitamins A, C, and E, as well as botanical extracts. Supports healthy cell development and longevity when taken daily.

Primary Benefits

  • Cognitive Blend: Choline, Phosphatidylserine, Inositol
  • No high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors
  • Contains a superfood blend that helps support overall health and wellness
  • Formulated with doTERRA’s proprietary Alpha CRS+ Blend
  • A balanced blend of essential vitamins including the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, and a cellular energy complex of B vitamins
  • Includes a blend of bioavailable minerals including calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, and manganese

Dosage

  • Over 15 pounds: 1x chew tablet, 2x a day. Can be given as a treat. Can be crushed and mixed with other food or given just as is.

Terrazyme Digestive Enzyme Complex

doTERRA Terrazyme: Digestive Enzyme. A proprietary blend of active whole-food enzymes and supporting cofactors that are often deficient in cooked, processed, and preservative-laden foods. The powerful combination of digestive enzymes found in TerraZyme supports the body’s constant production of enzymes critical for healthy biochemical functions, including healthy digestion of food nutrients and cellular metabolism of nutrients to energy. Includes a variety of whole-food enzymes that help with the digestion of proteins, fats, complex carbohydrates, sugars, and fiber.

Primary Benefits

  • Supports healthy digestion and metabolism of enzyme-deficient, processed foods
  • Supports conversion of food nutrients to cellular energy
  • Promotes gastrointestinal comfort and food tolerance
  • Supports healthy production of metabolic enzymes
  • Proprietary blend of 10 active whole-food enzymes
  • Sodium lauryl sulfate-free HPMC vegetable capsules

Dosage

  • Over 30 pounds: 1/2 a capsule, 2x a day. Can mixed with other food.

 

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