Dog Vitamins in Diet

The vitamins are organic substances that should be included in the dogs' diet in very small quantities. The dog needs dozen of vitamins and vitamin C is not one of them. The human among the mammals is the only one that needs this substance in his diet, since most species synthesizes it in his organism. Vitamins A and D are interesting in the canine nutrition. You may relate the bone growth with this vitamin, and found it in most animal foods. The liver is a rich source of this vitamin. Vitamin A helps to m aintain a healthy mucous, that helps to resist a bacterial invasion. It also helps with the vision. Nevertheless, the dog, contrary to the cat, shares a certain measure with the man in the capacity of vitamin A production starting from the beta-carotene, a pigment of an orange color present in vegetables as per example; the carrots and tomatoes. The necessities of vitamin D are extremely small. It is also possible that if you expose the dog's skin to the solar light, you will produce enough vitamin D. Both vitamins A and D are stored in the body; therefore, it is not necessary to supplement the diet of a mature dog with a mix nutrition that includes liver once or twice per week. Vitamin E is important for the dog's reproduction and for a good muscular function. Vitamin K (anti-hemorrhagic vitamin) produced by the dog's thick intestine in enough quantities. Vitamins from the group B are an important process of the digestion and breathing. The remaining vitamins of this group are in animal food. Remember, the liver is a rich source of this vitamin.

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