The Nordic Naturals Omega-3 Pet Soft Gels is also an excellent source of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA for your dog(s). It is an important supplement to help support optimal pet health.
Our Omega-3 Pet Soft Gels oil is derived exclusively from wild anchovies and sardines sustainably sourced from the South Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are important fatty acids for humans, dogs and cats because they cannot be made in the body. The only source of EPA and DHA for these species is through diet and/or supplementation.
Daily supplementation with Omega-3 Fatty Acids helps support optimal health for your pets. EPA and DHA are necessary structural components of cell membranes because they maintain the fluidity and permeability of the cell membrane needed for healthy, functioning cells.
EPA and DHA are found abundantly in cold-water fish. Flax seed oil contains ALA, another omega-3 fatty acid that requires the body to first convert ALA to EPA and DHA before utilization.
Humans and dogs have limited ability to make this conversion, while cats have even less ability to make this conversion. Therefore, supplementation with high-quality omega-3 fish oil is recommended for humans, dogs and cats.
The omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) found in fish oil support:
Attention: Consult your veterinarian if your pet has a chronic illness or is on any medication before using this product. Inform your veterinarian that your pet is receiving this product before any anticipated surgery. Consult your veterinarian in cases of accidental ingestion. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Tab 1 soft gel = 1500 mg / 1 soft gel contains 1000 mg fish oil Suggested daily use for dogs: Use one soft gel for every 20 lbs. of body weight. 1 soft gel contains 165 mg EPA / 105 mg DHA / 315 mg total omega-3 fatty acids.
Larger dogs: add soft gel to food.
Smaller dogs: puncture soft gel, and apply oil directly onto food, or serve by itself. Do not exceed the suggested daily use without consulting your veterinarian.