What Are Good Supplements to Add to Dog Food?

What Are Good Supplements to Add to Dog Food?

Dogs need high-quality food to support their health. While many commercial pets foods are nutrient-rich, they may not contain several crucial micronutrients that dogs need. Adding additional supplements to your dog’s meal can increase your dog’s health, support joint health and boost their immune system.

By giving your pet a variety of supplements, as well as fruits and veggies, bone broth and kefir, you can ensure your dog gets the nutrients and vitamins they need for optimal health and longevity. And incorporating them into your dog’s diet with a tasty dog food mixer is easy to do!

Discover the top superfoods for dogs and which supplemental food toppers you can add to your dog’s meal, or for before or after, to keep them happy and strong.

What Are Good Supplements to Add to Dog Food?

The best supplements to add to your dog’s food come in nutrient-packed veggies, fruits and bone broth. Beneficial supplements also include fermented foods like kefir that give your dog gut-health-boosting probiotics.

Hip & Joint Supplements

Unfortunately, some dogs’ hips and joints lose mobility and its normal inflammatory response as they age. This can cause discomfort, and even pain, and make it more difficult for dogs to go on their regular walks. To maintain healthy cartilage and connective tissues, offer your dog a healthy hip and joint supplement packed with anti-inflammatories and antioxidants, like Open Farm’s. Even if they are not suffering from hip and joint discomfort yet, it is wise to be proactive and offer them before these problems arise.

Skin & Coat Supplements

Even if your pup already has a beautiful, shiny coat, it’s a good idea to supplement their diet with a skin and coat supplement that is rich in Omega-3s. Doing so provides support for skin health and moisture, resulting in a softer coat. Plus, Open Farm’s skin and coat supplement goes beyond just that. Because of the added vitamin Biotin, their nails benefit from this daily supplement as well.

Calming Supplements

Some dogs are simply more energetic than others, even after their puppy phase. And if you feel that your pup never seems to settle down, even after a long run, consider Open Farm’s calming supplement which helps promote calmness and relaxation. It can even help with occasional anxiousness, in addition to separation anxiety dogs can feel at times when away from their pet parent(s).

Probiotic Supplements

Every dog can benefit from taking a probiotic, and incorporating one into your dog’s everyday diet helps promote healthy digestion and gut health. Additionally, Open Farm’s probiotic supplements support normal gut flora and bowel movements, as well as healthy immune function. Our probiotic supplements are made of seven active probiotics as a powerful source of good bacteria.

Immune Supplements

Healthy, effective immune supplements offer an array of benefits for your dog, such as maintaining healthy skin and gut flora, supporting healthy immune function and providing support for seasonal allergies. To ensure normal digestive function and that your pup doesn’t struggle with pollen, dust or dandruff, consider adding Open Farm’s immune supplements to your dog’s daily routine.


Goat milk kefir for dogs provides beneficial probiotics to aid gut health and digestion. Kefir is a fermented milk product similar to yogurt. Kefir contains yeast and probiotics to help reduce itchiness and odors due to flatulence. It may also improve their energy and mood, soothe their digestion and provide relief from constipation.

Bone Broth

Bone broth is made from simmering animal bones in liquid. Bone broth contains high amounts of collagen, a protein that supports your dog’s joint and gut health. It also hydrates your pet which can help if your dog doesn’t drink enough water throughout the day.

Bone broth also provides your dog with much-needed amino acids. Dogs can only produce around 10 of the necessary 22 amino acids their body needs on their own. To improve your dog’s health, supplement its amino acid intake with bone broth made from beef, turkey or chicken.

Find Premium Dog Food Supplements at Open Farm

To feed your pet an optimal diet for their overall health and wellbeing, opt for high-quality,responsibily sourced dog supplements from Open Farm. We are passionate about providing pets and their owners with fresh, healthy ingredients in our dry dog food, wet dog food, healthy dog treats and mix-ins and toppers.

For the best quality pet-health care, consider supplementing your dog food with specific supplements from Open Farm, including our Skin & Coat supplement, Hip & Joint, Calming, Probiotic and Immune health supplements. All help keep your dog in tip-top shape.

Supplement your dog’s health with a variety of premium pet food from Open Farm!

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