Here's An Easy Hack To Help You Improve Your Pup's Coat

Here's An Easy Hack To Help You Improve Your Pup's Coat

It’s not uncommon for breeds with longer coats to suffer from a dull coat or some form of skin problem at some point in their life.

The reason behind this is due to a deficiency of a particular nutrient that can’t be produced in a pup’s body!

Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important in ensuring a healthy coat for your pup. Many dog foods claim to contain this nutrient, but the fact is that due to all the processing that the food goes through at high heats, there’s none of those fatty acids left in the end! A lack of Omega-3 can also result in:

  • More symptoms of allergic reactions
  • Slow healing of wounds
  • Hair loss
  • Ear infections
  • Pain in joints
  • Inflammation
  • Hot spots
  • Decrease in immune system functions
  • Itching

As such, it’s a good idea to provide your pup with a good, pup-friendly Omega-3 supplement. But in order to provide one that’s effective, you have to be aware of the best sources of these fatty acids. For example, salmon is high in this component, but also in lead and mercury. Yikes! That’s not something to feed to a pup!

The general rule to go by? Opt for smaller fish! Bigger fish eat smaller ones, which means they consume a lot of toxins within multiple small fish. Going for tiny fish with a short lifespan guarantees lower toxins. Anchovies are an excellent source of Omega-3 – they’re high in them and there’s plenty of research that backs up their effectiveness as a supplement material.

I encourage you to read up more about Omega-3 fatty acid supplements and to check with your vet before starting your pup on any of them. Do like and share this with other pup parents who may find this information useful!

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