It’s 2017, and pet nutrition isn’t just about food. Nope, in addition to deciding whether to feed furry friend a diet of kibble or homemade fare, you also have to figure out supplements.
Which isn’t always easy. There are a lot of them out there—from multivitamins to stress support drops. But do you really need them all?
Probably not. If your dog or cat eats a balanced diet and is general healthy, she most likely doesn’t need to load up on extras, says Gary Richter, integrative veterinarian and author of The Ultimate Pet Health Guide. That said, there are a few supplements that could give your pet a boost, especially if she’s older.
Here are three that holistic vets regularly recommend—and that they give to their own pets.
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