Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food Ingredients
on March 12, 2015

Biotin: Is extra beneficial for pets’ skin and coat?

While demonstrated to impact skin and coat quality, use of this vitamin in more than small quantities requires further testing.

Biotin is a water-soluble B vitamin identified as a metabolic requirement for cats, dogs and other companion animals; however, its need in the diet may be conditional. This vitamin serves as a coenzyme for five vital carboxylase enzymes and is involved in gluconeogenesis, synthesis of fatty acids and branched-chain amino…

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