Salmon oil amounts?

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Nickheref » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:38 pm

munstyman wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:23 am
Is it this one Nick?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science ... oxins.html

I feed the dog a can or two of cheap Morrisons sardines a week with her food and her coat shines and the dirt just drops of....in the house like all my other munsters have :roll: I know I am probably taking the food out of baby humpbacks mouths, so I'm probably off Greenpeace's Christmas list.
:think:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Actually the Financial Times had a very good article, can't hang around, off to cuddle badgers!

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Springfield Pointers » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:06 pm

Soon they'll be telling us that water is bad for us...

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Judy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:13 pm

It is! Unless it comes out of plastic bottles of course.
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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Springfield Pointers » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:47 pm

Plastic bottles are bad too - leaching, dontcha know. Glass is the new stuff.

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Miesque » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:32 pm

It's possible to get wild salmon oil - nutrivet do it

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Judy » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:53 am

How much should you give a pup? If indeed you should be giving any supplements to a pup on a well balanced diet. Personally I wouldn't be giving extra fats at that age, a pup doesn't usually need more energy!
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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by munstyman » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:07 pm

Have to agree Judy, the op did say the dog was on a quality ( puppy?) kibble, and should not need supplements. However its the dog that eats it, and if adding fish oil gave an improvement in coat condition, I would argue that the op needs to change his `opinion' ;)
Much has been said about `training the dog in front of you', I would suggest that could be held over to feeding too, no one regime fits all, and quality label does not mean quality ingredients which the ` individual' dog can utilise. :think:

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Scstevo » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:32 pm

Thanks for the replies. Definitely food for thought!

Regarding the kibble I was in the process of changing foods from a good one to a better one so possibly it was the better kibble that changed the coat.

Even still, how is adding a small amount (2-4ml) of fish oil a bad thing?! I’m going to give it to him regardless so was just interested in amounts really.

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Scstevo » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:35 pm

munstyman wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:07 pm
Have to agree Judy, the op did say the dog was on a quality ( puppy?) kibble, and should not need supplements. However its the dog that eats it, and if adding fish oil gave an improvement in coat condition, I would argue that the op needs to change his `opinion' ;)
Much has been said about `training the dog in front of you', I would suggest that could be held over to feeding too, no one regime fits all, and quality label does not mean quality ingredients which the ` individual' dog can utilise. :think:
By quality kibble I mean that it has quality ingredients that I’ve researched, not a fancy packaging. (I had a lot of time to kill one day!)

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Re: Salmon oil amounts?

Post by Springfield Pointers » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:37 pm

If you're giving a dog kibble, I'm sure any addition of fish oil would be an improvement. Better still - just add a can of sardines.

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