We loves when you ask us questions. This says to us that you trust us to help you make the best decision for your good dog(s) & cat(s). We pawsitively feel that sharing knowledge is a wagnificent way to show we care. CEO Olivia here to do just that. This week we are yapping about what supplements I take.
Pawhaps it’s because I recently fought the epilepsy monster; my Facebook page, Oh, The Life of Olivia has grown wooftastically; I have close to 18,000 furiends & so many ask what supplements do I take. Let me make it clear, I did not have a seizure. HuMom was quick to react when she saw my preictal behavior & immediately applied OCT (Ocular Compression Therapy). When she felt I was stable she quickly pawpared my ‘Prevent an Event’ medicine ball which is basically my WellyChef food base rolled into a ball & my ‘Cluster Buster’ drug Keppra inserted in the middle. She also grabbed my back ice pack which she placed on my lower back just above my tail.
Back to my supplements. I do take quite a few & all of them are added to my meals which I receive twice a day; plus snacks of course. I will begin with Vitamin E which is a nutrient that’s impawtant to vision & the health of my blood, brain & skin. Vitamin E also has antioxidant properties. Antioxidants are human-made or natural substances that may pawvent or delay some types of cell damage.
In the morning huMom adds non GMO Sunflower Lecithin Powder to my breakfast. Sunflower lecithin contains some vitamins & minerals that our body needs, such as potassium, phosphorus & fatty acids. It can help with absorption of choline & fat-soluble vitamins & also can assist in digestion. Sunflower lecithin is a pawsome source of choline which is pawsitively impawtant when it comes to brain health because it’s the precursor to acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter involved in learning & memory.
In both meals I receive Omega Alpha‘s SinewPet. This is a newer supplement for me that I started to take last year after hurting myself while pawtrolling the yard for SQUIRRELS. After dogscussing the supplement with Omega Alpha‘s Joanne Carr, R.H.N., B.A., ESC we learned that SinewPet is a complete Joint Care & Health Complex + D-Chondroitin, D-Glucosamine, MSM, Hyaluronic Acid & Collagen that can be taken daily not just for repairing an injury. It has been a wooftastic addition to my healthcare. It is suitable for both us dogs & cats.
Additionally, I also get Omega Alpha‘s Probiotic 8 Plus in both meals. It’s pawmotes good digestion & feeds the good bacteria in my gut. Pawtastic for the bowels, indigestion & gas issues, & intestinal disorders. It supports the liver, urinary tract, bladdder & kidneys. Wagnificent for behaviour & cognitive health. As well as for endurance, energy & strength. It’s also pawriffic for my skin & coat. HuMom is often heard saying, ‘If I could only give Olivia one supplement, it would be Probiotic 8 Plus.’ Probiotic 8 Plus is suitable for both us dogs & cats.
My meals are homemade & starts with WellyChef Natural Dog Food Base. To ensure my diet is nutritionally balanced huMom adds Omega Alpha‘s Nutrify. It can be added to homemade raw or cooked cat or dog food, & it may also be added to commercially pawpared wet cat or dog foods. It’s a wagnificent way to make sure I get all the nutrients I need in each meal.
Taurine is also added to my meals. It’s especially impawtant for us Epilepsy Warriors as there is evidence showing a decline in taurine levels during seizure breakthroughs. Taurine has impawtant functions in the heart & brain. It helps support nerve growth. We nose how hard seizures are on an Epilepsy Warrior’s heart & brain; this is a must supplement as far as huMom is concerned.
As well, huMom adds Golden Paste to each of my meals. She pawpares a batch & keeps it in the refrigerator. It’s made of organic coconut oil, organic turmeric, organic black pepper & water. It’s pawtastic for joints. It’s works as an anti-inflammatory & aids with arthritic conditions. Its pawsome for our intestines & stomach & is high in Iron, Fiber, Vitamin K, Potassium & Zinc. The black pepper aids the digestion while the turmeric aids bacterial infections. Turmeric enhances overall functions of the pancreas, spleen & liver while black pepper increases enzyme secretions of the pancreas which aids digestion. This Golden Paste is also pawreffic for the heart & circulatory functions. HuMom takes it too! It’s grrrreat for humans. If you want to read how to make your own, paw this link.
In the evening huMom adds Omega Alphas Pet Vitality & EZ Mobility to my meal. Pet Vitality is a senior formula pawfect for supporting my immune system & assisting in alleviating allergies. It’s packed with antioxidants, multi-vitamins & minerals. It also supports the urinary tract, bladder & kidneys & is pawfect for joint & ligament recovery. Pet Vitality is suitable for both us dogs & cats.
Omega Alpha‘s EZ Mobility is another supplement huMom often talks about & is suitable for both us dogs & cats. EZ Mobility supports healthy joints, flexibility & healthy muscles. Us 4 leggers suffer from the same factors of aging, illness & injury as you humans. Strenuous activities or sports performance & accidents can all contribute to discomfort that can reduce our mobility & comfort levels. E-Z Mobility™ has been specifically formulated for these pawticular mobility issues. E-Z Mobility™ can be used daily for injured or older fur leggers, or as needed to help us fur leggers find relief from discomfort. Suitable for both us dogs & cats, E-Z Mobility™ is an easy-to-use, & better absorbed liquid formulation which can be given straight up or mixed with their food. HuMom & I pawsitively recommend having this supplement on hand. It’s also pawtastic for indigestion, gas, or other intestinal disorders. It too supports the immune system, alleviates allergy symptoms. It’s anti-inflammation abilities are pawsitively impawtant for us Epilepsy Warriors. We nose that inflammation is often a trigger for a seizure episode.
We nose this is a lot of impawtant information to digest. So, we are going to leave you with this to chew on & come back next week to yapp about my seasonal supplements, CBD & other supplements I take off & on.
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