Can I give my dog human fish oil capsules?
It’s important to remember that there are different types of fish oil supplements, and some of those supplements are more concentrated than others. That being said, it’s generally safe to give your dog human fish oil supplements as long as you’re sticking to the recommended dosage.
Can you give a dog too much fish oil?
Fish oils are generally very safe. Side effects, particularly at high doses, may include diarrhea, vomiting, delayed wound healing, sleepiness, a fishy odor to the breath or skin, increased itchiness, or an oily coat and skin flakes. Discontinuation of the supplement should resolve these side effects.
Can I give my dog fish oil everyday?
Fish oil is well tolerated by dogs, even at fairly high dosages. However, you should still speak with your vet, as too much fish oil can have health consequences. Obesity, blood clotting issues and stomach upset are all potential problems that can result from too much fish oil.