Do dogs need different fish oil than human?

Asked By: Savanah Huels
Date created: Sun, Apr 25, 2021 5:19 AM
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Some forms of fish oil are more concentrated than others which allow for less oil to be taken while still getting appropriate levels of omega-3 fatty acids. All three forms of fish oil are normally considered safe for both dogs and humans at recommended administration levels.
Answered By: Bernard Bogan
Date created: Mon, Apr 26, 2021 7:22 AM

Dogs age at different rates compared to humans, but the simple rule of 7 dog years to 1 human year is far from accurate.

The reason that Dogs can reach full sexual maturity after only a year is that our canine friends age faster during the first two years of their lives than humans do.


Six Fish That Are Smarter Than We Give Them Credit For.

Name a smart animal. Perhaps dogs, or dolphins, or chimpanzees came to mind.

"In the past ten years, there has been a sea change in how scientists view Fish intelligence," says Culum Brown, who studies Fish behavior at Macquarie University.


For small dogs less than 10 lbs you may find regular strength human fish oil capsules work well as these tend to have just under 200 mg EPA per dose.

Liquid is good if your dog won't eat capsules.

Some dogs will eat the human fish oil liquid despite the lemony flavor.

In general canine tracks are longer than they are wide (rectangular) while feline tracks are more even in their height to width ratio looking more square. Can you see claw marks? Canine tracks will have visible claw marks which are usually not seen on feline tracks. But careful!

All Probiotics Are Not the Same

In other words, pets should be given probiotics isolated only from dog and cat digestive systems. But products containing human-derived bacteria have been shown to have beneficial effects in animals as well.

One major difference between dogs and cats are the way they sound.

Your dog will bark, howl or growl, whereas a cat meows or snarls.

Some cats are extroverts; other dogs are introverts.

Species and breed only determine behavior so much.


Some dogs will eat the human fish oil liquid despite the lemony flavor.

The pet specific brands tend to have higher concentrations per dose than the human products.

CRCG carries pet specific supplements.

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