Nutrition Primer
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Important Vitamins and Minerals for Your Dog


Zinc Spinach, broccoli, yogurt, beef, poultry, whole grains, vegetables
Sulfur All protein foods (meats, fish, poultry, eggs, legumes and milk)
Iron Red meats, fish, poultry, shellfish, eggs, legumes
Iodine Iodized salt, seafood, dairy products, kelp
Selenium Seafood, meat, whole grains, brown rice, vegetables
Cooper Seafood, nuts, whole grains, seeds, legumes
Manganese Nuts, whole grains, leafy vegetables
Chromium Lean meat, vegetable oils, brewers yeast
Cobalt Liver, kidney, fruit, vegetables
Fluorine Available in water
Molybdenum Legumes, cereals, organ meats
Silicon Cereals, vegetables, beans and peas




This article first appeared in The Bark,
Issue 66: Sept/Oct 2011
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Submitted by NaturalPetEssentials | May 26 2012 |

What an awesome list! So easy to follow and clear. I printed this out so when I go to buy ingredients for my homemade dog food I have it with me at all times.
Wendy, The Natural Pet Girl

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