While ineffective immune systems or assets may cause disease, other diseases can also compromise the immune system's ability to fight disease. Many times certain drugs used during the course of treatment negatively affects the immune system, which in turn can be a cause behind the occurrence of another condition. The body of a dog is able to fight for themselves against minor illnesses. The frequent occurrences of skin disorders, allergies, respiratory and eye disorders and other general problems are sure signs of dysfunction of the immune system in domestic animals. It is important to be alert to let the situation get out of hand. Maintaining the health of your pet's immune system not only restrict frequent occurrences of diseases, but also help to improve chances of survival in case of serious illness. The proven to help fight the disease. Antioxidants also limit cell damage and thus provide support for immune system when the disease occurs.
Vitamins are a group of organic substances essential in small quantities for normal metabolism. Vitamin C and E are specific antioxidants that are commonly used as supplements to counter chemical oxidants that arise during cell damage. Vitamin C also plays a key role in the increased production of T-cell for increased resistance to bacterial and viral infections and allergies. Vitamin E, on the one hand prevents oxidation of vitamin A, red blood cells and unsaturated fatty acids. Carotene, an orange compound unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants, is converted into vitamin A in the liver.
It is essential for skin growth, digestion and a healthy repair body tissue and the protective mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, throat and lungs to reduce vulnerability to infection. Bioflavonoids or simply flavonoids, a group of antioxidant chemical compounds widely found often as a pigment in plants, fruits and vegetables, are known as 'biological response modifiers of nature'. They have a strong built-in capability to affect how the body responds to allergens, viruses and carcinogens. Flavonoids are widely present in plants and protect against microbes and insects. Diseases such as liver disease in dogs or feline liver disease is highly progressive diseases are also difficult to diagnose and even lead to death of your pet. Moreover, the symptoms of liver disease in dogs and cats are varied and subtle and is likely to be diagnosed late. It would be unwise to look for vitamin supplements at the time of illness. Better be safe than cure. The preferred approach should be to reduce the incidence and severity of disease in dogs and cats. As much as possible, try to feed a natural diet to your dog, and use. If you must buy commercial dog food, buy one with enough information so that you can understand the contents mentioned in the label to avoid those that contain chemical preservatives. Chemical preservatives do more harm than the possible benefits of the ingredients. To ensure that your dog is eating the best food, feed a home cooked diet that is rich in vitamin C, E and A, antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids for benefits for the immune system. Although dogs need proteins in meat, a healthy mix of meat and vegetables will go a long way to derive the benefits that vitamins and flavonoids might provide the immune system.