Dog Vitamins : Vitamin D
D deficiency leads to rickets, a bone deformity disease in dogs.
vitamin prevents osteoporosis and hypocalcemia, and is essential
for normal teeth, bones, and growth; and in the absorption of calcium
D in nature is formed on the animal or human skin by sunlight. The
vitamin is not included in most pet foods.
liver oil is a prime source.
is known about animal requirements, but tropical zoo animals deprived
of sunlight in northern winters need supplements to prevent crooked
functions include maintenance of mineral status; skeletal structure;
muscle contraction; blood clotting; nerve conduction; cell signaling;
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