Why Omega 3 Fish Oils are Good for Yorkies

Why Fish Oils are good for Yorkies

There is a balance between having the right ratio of Omega 6 fatty acids and Omega 3 fatty acids.  The typical human diet of Americans contains way too much Omega 6 fatty acids and not enough Omega 3 fatty acids.  This is bad and can cause various issues … which is why so many people take fish oils as a supplement. 

Our dog’s health is no different.  Most dogs are getting too much omega-6 fatty acids and not enough omega-3’s.  Omega 6’s are common in most grains as well as meat from corn-fed animals or grain-fed animals.  It also comes from refined oils.  

1 cautionary note: you need to be careful to not over-give your pets too much fish oils, or you off-balance the ratio to having too many omega 3’s compared to omega 6’s.  So don’t just grab the fish oils that you might be taking for yourself and start giving them to your Yorkie!

Fish oils have been researched to show a link to almost all aspects of health. 

Benefits may include:

  1. Anti-Inflammatory [1] [2] [3]  
  2. Cardiovascular [4] [6]
  3. Brain Health [7] [8]
  4. Immune / Anti-Bacterial [9] [10]
  5. Eye Health [11]
  6. Skin Health [12] [13]
  7. Gut Health / Digestion [14]
  8. Musculoskeletal [15]

Fish oils really do cover off on potentially benefiting all of the most common health issues of yorkies and that is why we rate fish oil as one of the top superfoods for yorkies.

When you look for a great daily superfood supplement for your yorkie’s general health, look to make sure it contains Omega 3’s so the Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio stays in a good balance!

The Typical Health Issues of Yorkies:

Yorkies have some common health issues they are more prone to than other dog breeds.  

When you compare the potential benefits of Omega-3 Fish Oils to the common issues that Yorkies are known for, you understand why we consider Omega 3 Fish Oils to be one of the top superfoods for Yorkies. 

Top Health Issues of Yorkies

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Customers are reminded that it is entirely of their own accord, right and responsibility to make educated choices with their pet’s health care.

Always consult your veterinarian prior to the use of any herbal product or service.  Products and services are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  Customers assume all liability in full for the treatment of their pets. Statements in this guide, our website, and our emails not been evaluated by the FDA and are for educational purposes only.

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