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Benefits of Salmon Oil for Dogs

Slmon oil for dogs has a long list of benefits that can not only improve your dog's life but help make them stay healthy down the road. The best thing about salmon oil is how easy it is to administer to your furry friend. In this article we will cover the benefits of salmon oil for dogs as well as some of the best salmon oils for dogs.


Salmon oil and fish oils have been used for health related issues for a while now and the list of benefits keep growing. Salmon oil contains EPA and DHA which are both long chain Omega 3 fatty acids. This may seem like no big deal but these two fatty acids are important to the human and dog bodies to keep them healthy.

Without Omega 3 acids some dogs can face deficiencies that lead to problems likeGout, Allergies, Poor immune system, Eczema, Poor coat: cracked hairs, Increased shedding, Poor wound healing, Poor growth, Poor renal function, Liver disorders, Dermatitis and other health problems. So it is important to keep your levels normalized!

Along with keeping your dog healthy and preventing problems the benefits are amazing on their own!

  • Improves the coat and skin, making it soft and shiny.

The fatty acids help hair and skin keeping them healthy and ready to be shown off or just to cuddle.

  • Reduces inflammation that can lead to conditions such as arthritis.

Dogs can experience real problems due to inflammation and salmon oil can help prevent this in their daily lives.

  • Helps to prevent skin allergies.

Salmon oil is associated will reducing the severity of skin allergies keeping your dog feeling fresh and not itchy.

  • Helps with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Dogs can have bowel problems that can lead to accidents in the house or general discomfort. Salmon oil can help regulate their system to reduce symptoms.

  • Regulates the immune system.

Omega 3 fatty acids can help give your dogs a boost to their immune system to fight off any illnesses.

  • Improves cognitive function in older dogs.

Older dogs can be susceptible to the decrease of functions that used to be second nature, salmon oil can help get these back to normal.

  • Lowers blood pressure and triglycerides.

Fatty acids are known helpers of high blood pressure patients and it is no different in dogs facing this problem.

  • Provides support for dogs with kidney disease.

If your dog has kidney disease salmon oil can help with the symptoms and the severity of the illness.

  • Fights heart disease.

The heart is important let's face it, and salmon oil can keep it healthy and prevent heart disease!

  • Is preventative against cancer.

Though salmon oil cannot prevent or cure cancer, it has all the tools to help fight off the symptoms that come along with cancer.

  • Helps promote weight loss in overweight dogs.

Some dogs tend to snarf down anything in sight leading to weight problems that can lead to other bad side effects, salmon oil can help regulate the system and burn off that extra weight.

  • Reduces the appearance of joint problems.

Joint problems come with age and can be due to multiple reasons, one being inflammation. Salmon oil helps fight this and many of the other causes of joint problems related to dogs.

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