Supplements are very important part of the care and well being of a healthy Neapolitan Mastiff. I LOVE the supplements that are made by Nature’s Farmacy. Just remember not all supplements are created equal and quality is essential so please do your research. Below is a list of supplements that I recommend. All of these vitamins can be found at http://naturesfarmacy.com/
This is a great supplement that works for bones and joints. Very important during development and I recommend it heavily. It is an exclusive Organic herb package for maximum nutritional support of bones, joints and connective tissue. Ideal for the geriatric dog, agility dog or the puppy. Micro-encapsulated for 2 – 3 year shelf life. No preservatives or fillers. Suggested feeding rate: 1 teaspoon per 40 pounds of body weight.
Ingredients: Organic Milled Flax Seed, Organic Kelp Powder, Methylsulfonyl Methane (MSM)*, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Glucosamine, Organic Barley Grass, Organic Parsley, Organic Wheat Grass, Organic Lemon Peel Powder, Organic Anise Seed Powder, Organic Licorice Root Powder, Organic Pumpkin Seed Powder, Organic Milk Thistle Seed Powder, Organic Black Walnut Hulls Powder, Organic Fennel Seed Powder, Ascorbic Acid, Green Lip Mussel, Iron Proteinate, Hyaluronic Acid, Manna Oligosaccharides, Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus oryzae, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus, Dried Enterococcus faecium, Dried Bifidobacterium longum, Bacillus subtilis, Yucca schidigera, Fructo oligosaccharides.
DOGZYMES Probiotic Max
Another one I would recommend would be the Dogzymes Probiotic Max, which are a canine-specific probiotics and enzymes to the MAXimum with this new product. It contains 8 strains of specialized beneficial bacteria and 10 different enzymes for a MINIMUM of 6.8 Billion Colony Forming Units PER GRAM!
Thanks to new technology and research Probiotic Max is even more effective in helping the canine body rid itself of invading pathogens and helps sooth an overactive immune system.
Built to support the dog’s body during hard work, stress, illness, growth, compromised immune systems, old age difficulties, pregnancy, and more. ORGANIC Whey base, it can be used in dry food, wet food, dissolved in liquid, or mixed in milk for puppies, very ill dogs, or emergencies. Suggested feeding rate: ¼ teaspoon per 25 pounds of body weight UNLESS we advise you otherwise for special cases.
DOGZYMES UltimateThis is an “Ultimate” Vitamin/Mineral/Amino Acid/Omega blend. This formula replaces the animal fat with Organic Coconut and Algal Oil making it the absolute best for Skin & Coat! Ultimate is formulated to be the most outstanding supplement available for vitamins, minerals, trace minerals and essential amino acids with no preservatives or additives.It is the “Ultimate” for content and cost effectiveness. To determine the ideal requirements for a balanced canine diet supplement, we have spent years of comprehensive evaluation of recommendations of the National Research Council, AAFCO, Breeders, Handlers and our own canine nutritionists and Veterinarians. Ultimate is formulated with Coconut and a specialty Parmesan Cheese base protein for great palatability and no beard staining. It is designed to replace individual supplements of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
Using DOGZYMES Ultimate and DOGZYMES Digestive Enhancer is the ideal base for any and all programs from strict dry kibble diets to growing your own organic beef in your backyard for homemade raw diet. (Yes some people do!) Stir in food at a rate of 1 tsp. per 30# of body weight. 6 tsp. maximum.
1/4 teaspoon delivers 1250 mg.
1/2 teaspoon delivers 2500 mg.
DogZymes CompleteDogzymes Complete is the compilation of three great products: Dogzymes Ultimate, Dogzymes Digestive Enhancer and Dogzymes Phyto-Flex. Made at the request of our breeders for their puppy people (formerly known as Newf Warrior Mix), this product is an easy to use, all encompassing, daily supplement for your pet. Dogzymes Complete contains the following powerhouse ingredients for joint support: Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, Yucca and Hyaluronic Acid.Dogzymes Complete also contains a special herbal blend formulated to support the soft tissue associated with the joints – tendons and ligaments. The mutli-vitamin pack contained in Dogzymes Complete includes but is not limited to Vitamins A, D, E and C along with amino acids and omegas. Finally, the Dogzymes Complete is rounded out with probiotics and enzymes for a total of 6 Billion CFU/gram. The probiotics and enzymes help the body in more ways than one.
Traditionally thought of as just an aid in digesting food, more and more research is coming to light on all of the benefits of having probiotics and enzymes in the diet, everything from balancing body pH to detoxing the kidneys, controlling yeast and even working with the body to help boost the immune system.As usual with all Nature’s Farmacy products, Dogzymes Complete is sourced with as many organic components as possible. There is no equal to this product!
Suggested Usage is 1 teaspoon of product for every 25 pounds of body weight daily, preferably divided between meals.
Deluxe bloat kit contains seven pieces: “How To” Manual, 5 foot clear vinyl tube, wood mouth block and trochar, DOGZYMES 35 gm paste, 2 oz Bloat Buster, and 60 cc bulb syringe. Pieces can be purchased separately. Available in two sizes: Medium tube: 40 – 90# dog. Large tube: 90# and up dog.
Help promote healthy joint function with Farnam® FluidFlex™, an exclusive liquid formula containing glucosamine HCl (necessary for building cartilage), chondroitin sulfate (combats enzymes that destroy joint cartilage) and potent antioxidants including citrus bioflavanoids, collagen-derived extracts and grape seed extract. Also excellent for older horses.
Active Ingredients per ounce:
Glucosamine HCl (shellfish) 5000 mg
Yucca Schidigera 250 mg
Chondroitin Sulfate (shark cartilage) 100 mg
Collagen derived peptides 85 mg
Zinc 40 mg
Manganese 30 mg
Copper 10 mg
Glyco FLEX® 3 Chewable Tablets are designed for serious joint support. It represents the third stage in our comprehensive life stages joint support program for dogs, and is recommended for dogs in need of maximum joint support. It is also recommended by veterinarians for geriatric and working dogs and as a follow-up to support normal recovery after orthopedic surgery. This formula contains higher levels of glucosamine, MSM, manganese, and DMG, and includes grape seed extract and L-glutathione for added support. This product is available in palatable, roast chicken-flavored chewable tablets.
Active Ingredients Per Tablet:
Glucosamine HCl (Shrimp and Crab -1000 mg
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM -1000 mg
Perna Canaliculus (GlycOmega™ brand
Green Lipped Mussel) -600 mg
N,N-Dimethylglycine HCl (DMG – 100 mg
dl-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) – 50 IU
Calcium Ascorbate (Vitamin C)- 30 mg
Manganese (Manganese Amino Acid Chelate)- 10 mg
Grape Seed Extract – 5 mg
L-Glutathione – 2 mg
Selenium (Sodium Selenite) -0.002 mg