Ask The Vet! What vitamins or supplements can I give my pets?


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What vitamins or supplements can I give my pets?

While additional vitamins are not required for our pets’ health if feeding a properly balanced diet, there are some supplements that can be utilized for cats and dogs as they grow and age. Joint supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin are great for cartilage and ligament health; they are especially beneficial in pets with arthritis and other joint issues, but can be used in almost
any stage of an animal’s life. Fish oils/omega-3 fatty acids are excellent for maintaining skin and coat health, heart health, musculoskeletal health, and more. Any of these “extras” can be added into your pet’s daily feeding routine to help them live long, happy, and healthy lives.

Bianca Zayas, DVM, MS
Underhill Animal Hospital


Underhill Animal Hospital was established in 1957 by Dr. Horace E. Caton and was the 4th animal hospital in Central Florida. During the past 59 years, Underhill Animal Hospital has expanded four times, starting from a modest 1,500 sq ft. building to a newly built state-of-the-art, 8,000 sq ft. hospital completed in 2002. We are a full service hospital and have remained updated with the latest technologies in examination, diagnostic and treatment equipment. Our clinic offers the newest advancements in anethesiology, dentistry, radiology and surgical monitoring equipment for the utmost in pet safety.

Our philosophy has remained unchanged over the last four decades, and is based on the quality of life for your pet. We feel it is of utmost importance to maintain a happy and healthy relationship between yourself and your pet.

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Categories: Pets & Animals