Supplements We Use

Vitamin E 400 IU

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 Vitamin E Gel Caps, 400 IU  
1 x Daily with food 

Fish Oil 1000 mg

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 Spring Valley Fish Oil Gel Caps
1000 mg  Give 1 x Daily with food 

Vitamin C 500 mg

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 Spring Valley Fruit flavored Vitamin C 500 mg.  Start pups at 10-12 weeks on 125 mg  2 X daily, and gradually increase the dosage as they are able to tolerate without getting loose stools.   Increase this dosage so that at 1 yr of age they are receiving 1000 mg per day, then By 18 mos they are receiving 1500 mg per day, and by 2 years they are receiving 2000 mg per day. This can be divided daily between two meals. 

Glucosamine & Chondroitin

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 Start after 14 weeks of age... Start out with half as per maximum adult human dose and increase to maximum adult dose by age 6 months into adulthood.  

Glucosamine & Chondroitin

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 If your dog is willing to eat these like they are a treat, they can be used in place of the tablets at left.  Start at 14 weeks, & begin with half of the adult maximum human dose as per package directions, and increase to maximum adult dose by age 6 months of age into adulthood 

MSM 1000 mg

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 MSM is a natural Anti-Inflammatory..
Start your pup on this at 12-14 weeks,
@ 1 tablet per day up to 12 months,
and after 12 months give 2 tablets daily with food and continue throughout their lifetime 

Food, Training and Grooming

Glycoflex

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 Glycoflex is for bone and joint health.   You
may administer this product in combination
with the others listed on this page. 
Dose as per manufacturer's direction on bottle 

Cod Liver Oil

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 Spring Valley Cod Liver Oil
Give pups the following:
up to 9 months of age:
 1 gel cap every 3 days,
9 months to 18 months: give
1 gel cap every other day with food
18 mos and thru adulthood: give
1 gel cap daily with food.  

4 in 1 Probiotics

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 Directions: Use on all meals and use increased amounts, up to double the recommended dose listed on bottle, during times of stress or if your dog is on antibiotics 

Martingale style collar

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 Training Collar that we recommend for our puppies..
Martingale style nylon choke collar. 
Adjustable, double padded nylon with
quick clasp.  We like the 1/2" size
which we feel lis is best for puppies.
Available from PetSmart 

Martingale style collar

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 Training Collar that we recommend for our puppies..
Martingale style nylon choke collar. 
Adjustable, double padded nylon with
quick clasp.  We like the 1/2" size
which we feel lis is best for puppies.
Available from PetSmart 

My Favorite Brush

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The Slicker Brushes... Easy to use, gets rid of dead hair and dirt and debris without tearing  or cutting the coat.  Get multiple sizes ,or get them all and use them for different areas on your dog's coat.

Food and Supplements

NutriSource Canned Food

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 Choose a Natural Meat based canned food
For meals:
 use approx. 1 Tablespoon per meal,
Mix with kibble, and hot water
sufficient to make a consistency like chili

NutriSource Canned Food

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 Choose a Natural meat based canned food
For meals:
 use approx. 1 Tablespoon per meal,
Mix with kibble, and hot water
sufficient to make a consistency like chili

4 in 1 Probiotics

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 Directions: Use on all meals and use increased amounts, up to double the recommended dose listed on bottle, during times of stress or if your dog is on antibiotics 

NutriSource Trout and Rice 24%

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NutriSource Dry Kibble, Meat Based Trout and Rice 24% protein.  Your pup has been raised on this kibble so continue with this until pup is 6 months old... then switch to NutriSource Large  Breed Adult Chicken and Rice.  

NutriSource Large Breed Adult

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NutriSource Dry Kibble, Meat Based Chicken and Rice formula for large breed Adult dogs.

Start your pup at end of 6 months on to this large breed adult kibble. The pup can remain on this for life.    

Control Diarrhea & loose stools

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 For Control of Diarrhea due to change of diet, or from the stress of being away from their siblings or if going to new environment.
Kaolin Pectin Suspension available at livestock feed stores,
Raw Pureed Pumpkin found in your grocery bakery section.