Top Basic Supplements for Dogs and Cats

Shawn Messonnier, DVM · October 13, 2023

Course Description

The foundation of any health care program for dogs and cats, regardless of age and breed, is a healthy diet, well-chosen and appropriate supplements, minimal vaccines and medications, and veterinary check-ups. Regular testing can help diagnose disease in its early stages, and allow for any tweaking of diet and supplements.

Things to Learn

The market is awash in pet supplements, so if you’re having a hard time figuring out what your dog or cat really needs, it’s not surprising! This course offers an overview of the top basic supplements every dog or cat should have.

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About Instructor

Shawn Messonnier, DVM

Veterinarian Dr. Shawn Messonnier wrote The Natural Health Bible for Dogs and Cats, The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs, and 8 Weeks to a Healthy Dog. He’s the pet care expert for Martha Stewart Living’s “Dr. Shawn – The Natural Vet” on Sirius Satellite Radio, and creator of Dr. Shawn’s Pet Organics. His practice, Paws & Claws Animal Hospital (, is in Plano, Texas.

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate