April 25, 2013 • 11:13 pm
How do you choose the best Omega-3 supplement? The main sources of Omega-3s on the market are:
- Flaxseed/Nut/Vegetable Oils
- Fish and Cod Liver Oils
- Krill Oil
- Greenlip Mussel Oil
Which one should you pick for you dog?
Full article: Choosing an Omega-3 Oil for Your Pet
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Plants are the only organisms that can naturally produce omega-3. This is why plants, especially seeds, contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acid. And among these plant sources, flax seed contains the most omega-3.
Fish get their Omega-3 from the plankton or algae they feed on (e.g., herring, sardines and anchovies). Carnivorous fish such as salmon and cod get their omega-3 from the smaller fish they eat.
Read more at Dog Arthritis Blog: A Dog Owner’s Guide to Omega-3 Fatty Acids
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