Posted on Jan 25, 2008 | Comments 0
As a pet owner, the well being and health of your pet is very important, whether it may be cat, dog, goldfish, bird, etc.
If you take care of your pet in the right manner, it will certainly give years of enjoyment for you with its companionship, love and devotion.
Multivitamins are extremely important for your pet health because they will grow day by day and need proper vitamins and nutrition to make their joints and muscles strong.
The foods which have good nutrition cannot give the perfect pet health for your pets; therefore you should also provide the multivitamins for them.
There are several types of multivitamins available in the market, out of all you have to select the best one which is suitable for your pet.
All multivitamins are not good for all pets. Depending on the type of pet, breed, etc you have to select the appropriate vitamins for it.
For example, cat needs the multivitamin which contain the selenium, amino acid taurine and the vitamins A, C, E plus vitamin B complex where as the dogs requires the multivitamins that contain the minerals calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium.
Other than these minerals, some more vitamins such as A, C, D, E plus vitamin B complex are also helpful for your dog to stay healthy.
Be selective while purchasing the multivitamins for your pets. You should not buy the vitamins just like for yourself. You must be vigilant while choosing multivitamins for your pets and the correct dosage is also an important aspect.
Before using the vitamins for your pet health, you must follow veterinarian’s instructions or the directions which are present on the bottle.
Along with the multivitamins, some other nutritional supplements are also useful to prevent your dog’s illness. Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine among other amino acids are good for your pet’s heart condition.
Glucosamine will be more useful in treating arthritis. To keep your pet’s digestive track healthy, use Glutamine, digestive enzymes, amino acids and probiotics.
Diet is also an important aspect for the pets. For cats, you have to provide a meal which consists of not more than 35% carbs, 10% fat and 20% protein where as for dogs you have to provide the meal which should have – 50% carbs, 5% fat, 5% fiber and 10% protein.
Try to remember one important suggestion regarding pet health, a fat pet will certainly become unhealthy so you have to provide the perfect diet and nutrition for it (not more as well as not less) depending on its age and weight.