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Important Vitamins and Minerals for Your Dog

Adapted from Allegretti and Sommers, Fougère, and Ackerman

Vitamin A Carrots, spinach, liver, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, fish oil, eggs, turnip greens
Vitamin D Marine fish oil, fatty fish, egg yolks, dairy products, liver, beef, cottage cheese
Vitamin E Plant oils, leafy green vegetables, seeds, wheat germ, bran, whole grains, liver
Vitamin K Liver, leafy green vegetables, milk, cabbage, fish
Vitamin C Fruits, vegetables, organ meats
Vitamin B Whole grains, nutritional or brewers yeast, liver, beans, green vegetables, spirulina, nuts, dairy products


Calcium Milk, yogurt, tofu, sardines with bones, raw bones, bok choy, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower
Phosphorous All animal tissues, eggs, fish, milk
Magnesium Spinach, broccoli, green beans, tofu, tomato juice, beans, whole grains, seafood
Sodium and
Fruits, vegetables, milk, grain


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



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