Your vet and Salmon oil
Salmon oil and cancer
Though it is always recommended to consult with your veterinarian, these fatty acids have also been used to treat yeast infections, autoimmune conditions and even some types of cancers. Salmon oil should be discussed as an essential building block for maintaining a balanced metabolism, Omega 3’s slow cancer cell growth, according to Dr. Oglivie, DVM, Colorado State School of Veterinary Medicine.
Your veterinarian can recommend doses based a variety factors including your dog’s breed, size, and particular ailment or preexisting conditions. Be sure to notify your vet of all prescription medicines or supplements you are administering to your dog. In addition, liquid salmon oil should be kept refrigerated, in a dark bottle, and not exposed to heat, light or air. Introduce it gradually into your pet’s diet in order to reduce the likelihood of loose stools. Other side effects to be aware of include bad breath, stomach pain, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. You should watch your dog for any of these gastrointestinal reactions. Slowly introducing this supplement into your dog’s system over time will allow them to become accustomed to the oils. Avoid cheap brands of salmon oil as they may contain toxic mercury or other harmful chemicals. Be aware that too much salmon oil could result in blood clotting problems and should not be administered prior to surgery.