5 Benefits of Salmon Protein for Puppies

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We know that salmon is totally delicious. We know that Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. But what are the benefits of salmon to our pups? Well, salmon—along with other cold water fish like sardines, trout, herring, mackerel—has high levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) like DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid).

Health benefits of salmon

1. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA

DHA and EPA are both Omega-3 fatty acids. Usually found in formula milk, these fatty acids aid in the brain development of the baby. The same applies to puppies. DHA aids in brain growth, retinal development, and cognitive development of pups. EPA, on the other hand, acts as an anti-inflammatory; anything that causes inflammation of the heart, kidneys, skin, and joints, EPA helps ease the inflammation.

2. Anti-inflammation

Supports the development of strong bones and joints in puppies. It also eases inflammation in any other areas keeping the furball mobile.

3. Eases skin allergies

Salmon is known to help reduce skin irritation due to allergies. It also helps promote healthy skin and shiny coat.

4. Vitamin A

Because salmon has omega-3 fatty acids, it contains vitamin A that promotes the visual development of puppies.

5. Protein

Salmon is also a great source of lean protein for pups. It also supports muscle development as they grow.

Serving salmon to your pups

As always, raw salmon (or even partially cooked) can contain parasites and bacteria that can be fatal to your pups. Cook salmon thoroughly before feeding it to your fur babies.

Addiction’s Salmon Bleu Puppy Formula is a grain-free diet specially tailored for the unique nutritional needs of active puppies. It is high in omega-3 fatty acids and natural antioxidants for their optimum growth. They’re made in smaller, easy-to-eat kibble size for your pups to enjoy.

For your canine companion’s optimum health, Addiction Foods has a wide array of dog food available, specially formulated with the finest premium proteins for your dog’s overall wellbeing.

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