MOXXOR Omega-3s

With all the media attention, and 80 zillion products on store shelves, you've probably gotten the message about Omega-3 fatty acids. But did you know that they're just as important for cats and dogs as for people? The anti-inflammatory effects of Omega-3s EPA (eicosapentanoic acid) and DHA (docosahexanoic acid) have been thoroughly researched, and are abundantly proven to be beneficial for dogs and cats. (If you'd like more background info, please click here for a general article on Omega-3s. I've been a big fan of Omega-3s for many years. In ...

2020-08-19T16:56:32-07:00March 15th, 2017|

Omega-3s are Essential for Cats and Dogs!

No doubt you've heard of Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, and essential fatty acids. You may even take them yourself. But did you know that they are essential for pets, too? The term "essential" means that the body cannot manufacture the nutrient, but must obtain it in the diet. For example, humans and dogs can make Vitamin A out of beta-carotene, but cats must consume pre-formed Vitamin A directly from their food. Among fatty acids, arachidonic acid is essential for cats but not for dogs; while certain Omega-3s and ...

2020-08-19T17:05:35-07:00December 2nd, 2010|
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