Vitamins, Minerals, Nutrients and Enzymes for Dogs
When we created Goodness Gravy, we had four primary goals:
Goal 1 – make a delicious gravy to make mealtime for your dog more enjoyable.
Goal 2 – make it healthy by formulating a select group of important vitamins, minerals and nutrients.
Goal 3 – make it affordable to give to your dog every day. A one month supply is $19.99 or just $0.67 per day.
Goal 4 – make sure Goodness Gravy contained NO artificial colors, NO artificial favors, NO animal by-products or NO added sugar in the formula.
Goodness Gravy is fortified with Vitamins, Minerals, Nutrients and Enzymes for dogs to help keep them healthy and happy. The combination of Active Ingredients were carefully formulated to support overall joint health, maintain a strong immune system, support cardiovascular function, promote healthy skin and a shiny coat. We are happy to report that we succeeded on all of our goals.
Our Complex System of Vitamins, Minerals, Nutrients and Enzymes List
Glucosamine HCI 600 mg
- Strained walking or running
- Stumbling when walking
- Slowness and lethargy
- Seems painful climbing stairs
- Laying down or rising appears strained
Glucosamine hydrochloride (HCL) is a natural substance found in the cartilage and joints of the body. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties and is completely safe for dog to take. It is especially helpful in relieving symptoms of osteoarthritic conditions in dogs.
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) 400 mg
MSM has a vitamin-like normalizing function on dogs, helping various joint disorders. It is believed to thwart and treat dogs with arthritis. Sulfur deficiencies can result in joint pain, arthritis, skin problems, dull fur, immune system problems and gastrointestinal problems. Though MSM cannot cure allergens, it helps reduce the symptoms by removing toxins from the body quickly.
MSM works well with vitamin C as each substance enhances each other. MSM helps the body revitalize its cells to keep a healthy level of cells within the body for proper function. MSM also promotes the repair of damaged skin because it improves tissue flexibility.
Chondroitin 100 mg
Chondroitin levels often decline due to cartilage weakening caused by the natural aging process, disease or injury. Many animal care specialists believe Chondroitin supplements may support reduced cartilage loss that adds to the pain and inflammation of dog arthritis, hip dysplasia and other related conditions. Chondroitin is also thought to help create new cartilage in older or ill pets.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* 600 mg
Omega-3 and other fatty acids are important to a healthy diet and are essential for your dog’s biological functions, particularly in the proper function of the immune system. Our Omega-3’s are polyunsaturated fats found in fish, the preferred source of Omega-3. Omega-3 fatty acids supplements are considered necessary because they cannot be created by your dog’s system and thus must be introduced through diet or supplements.
There are many benefits of adding omega-3 fatty acid to your dog’s diet. The benefits include the improvement and maintenance of numerous biological functions and as a treatment for health issues.
Here is a list of the benefits:
- Faster healing time and reduce skin infections
- Eases symptoms of inflammatory diseases, including ulcerative colitis
- Foils growth deformities and developmental problems in puppies
- Mends a dry and dull skin and coat
- Potential positive effects on the heart by reducing blood pressure
- Preserves healthy eye sight development
- Increases joint health
- Reduces the effects of some cancers
- May prevent and treat allergies and atopy by reducing the effects of histamines
- Inhibits recurring ear infections
- Lessens the effects of arthritis
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)* 100 mg
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)* 72 mg
Omega-6* 30 mg
Omega-6 essential fatty acid helps with water retention in the skin’s cellular tissue. Water within the cells is able to go into the deepest layers of the skin and remain there longer causing well moisturized, healthy skin.
Lecithin* 225 mg
Lecithin is also known to stimulate memory and learning abilities. Lecithin may be administered as a supplement for dogs that are starting or have begun training. Studies have shown that Lecithin improves memory and orientation and should be beneficial when the dog is learning commands. Lecithin may also reduce cholesterol and can help with dogs that have high cholesterol.
Vitamin A (as Beta-Carotene and Palmitate 850 IU
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol 50 IU
Vitamin E (as DI-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate) 15 IU
Beta-Carotene 0.45 mg
Beta-carotene also works as an antioxidant, helping to prevent disease and infection. Its role as a forerunner of vitamin A makes it significant for healthy skin and hair coat, normal bone development, reproductive health, general eye health, and cancer prevention.
Biotin 15 mcg
Biotin (Vitamin H) is not only effective in the treatment of allergic reactions and skin conditions. It also seems to play an important role in digestion, growth and muscle formation.
Folic Acid 10 mcg
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 7.5 mg
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium D-Pantothenate) 7.5 mg
Vitamin B1 (as Thiamin HCL) 7.5 mg
Vitamin B1 is also extremely helpful assisting the nervous system to function properly as well as helping your dog cope with stressful situations as it improves the immune system.
Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin) 3 mcg
Vitamin B2 (as Riboflavin) 5 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL) 5 mg
Glucose levels, the function of red blood cells, your dog’s immunity, hormones and nervous system are all affected by the level of B6 in a dog’s body.
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 25 mg
Vitamin C also has anti-inflammatory properties that have improved the conditions of dog’s suffering from a sports injury or joint and muscle pain associated with old age.
Vitamin K1 (as Phyonadione) 1 mcg
Copper (as Copper Gluconate) 10 mcg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 40 mcg
Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate) 3 mg
Manganese (as Manganese Sulfate) 0.125 mg
Selenium (as Sodium Selenite) 5 mcg
Zinc (as Zinc Sulfate) 1.5 mg
Zinc also controls certain physiological processes and many aspects of the immune system. Some metabolic functions, including the thyroid metabolism, can’t function properly without zinc.