Calcium for dogs is beneficial for bone growth and health. A dog that has enough calcium in his diet will have healthy bones and nails and teeth and a healthy coat. A deficit of calcium may make the pet more susceptible to bone disease, osteoporosis and heart problems.
Natural Calcium Resources are:
Calcium can be found in numerous natural foods. The regular canned dog food might contain calcium, however these foods are processed and many ingredients may lose their nutritional values.
Yogurt is a great source of calcium (110mg/100gm) for your dog. You can add yogurt to your dog’s food, it will soften the dry food and he will enjoy it more. Yogurt also contains a healthy amount of fat, which is beneficial for your dog’s diet.
Cheese can be fed to dogs as an additional calcium(721gm/100mg) source. Cheese is easier to digest and very high on protein as well.
Salmon, tuna and sardines are a good source of calcium(232mg/100gm). It is recommended to cook the fish before giving it to your pet. Raw fish may be upsetting for your pet’s stomach and may also contain disease-causing bacteria.
Other naturally occurring calcium sources are spinach, beans, sweet potato, whole wheat and broccoli (99mg/100gm). You will have to cook these veggies before your feed it to your doggy.
5. Dogsee Chew treats:
These treats contain a lot of calcium (2152.31 mg/ 110g) and aid in development of stronger bones and teeth.
If your dog has a calcium deficiency, consult your vet. The symptoms of calcium deficit are lethargy, lack of appetite and dizziness.
Make sure you give your dog a healthy balanced meal to avoid any kind of deficiency.
% of Calcium
|Yoghurt||110 mg/ 100gm|
|Cheese||721 mg/ 100gm|
|Fish||232 mg/ 100 gm|
|Spinach, broccoli, sweet potato||99 mg/ 100 gm|
|Dogsee Chew Treats||2152.31 mg/ 100 gm|