Healthy Coat Comparison Chart
Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff

Healthy Coat Skin & Coat Care Healthy Coat Skin & Coat Care

Many pets do not receive the required nutrition to maintain healthy skin and haircoat, or they have higher needs for certain nutrients than the average dog. Skin and coat supplements provide the cells of the skin the necessary nutrients to remain healthy. Many skin and coat supplements contain fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals to help support a beautiful, shiny coat and healthy, supple skin.

The following table can help you determine which
skin/coat supplement would be best for your pet:

Product Maximum Support of Normal Skin Comfort Moderate Support of Normal Skin Comfort Mild Support of Normal Skin Comfort Supports Supple Skin, Shiny Haircoat Comments
Maximum Healthy Skin Kit
Maximum Healthy Skin Kit
X X     Premium Plus Omega-3 Gel Caps contain high levels of EPA and DHA, Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil. Premium Plus Healthy Skin Tablets include the antioxidant Vitamin C and Lactobacillus casei to support healthy skin. .
Healthy Coat Omega-3 Caps
Omega-3 Gel Caps
  X X   Contains only omega-3 fatty acids, which are support supple skin and healthy joints, heart, hair coat and kidneys. The highest level of omega-3 fatty acids for the least cost.
Premium Plus® Healthy Skin Tabs
Premium Plus® Healthy Skin Tabs
  X X   Contains the antioxidant Vitamin C, Lactobacillus casei to support healthy skin, plus bromelain, biotin, quercetin, and grape seed extract to support a healthy immune system.
3V Caps
3V Caps
  X X   Contains omega-3 fatty acids.
Vitacaps
Vitacaps®
    X   Includes omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Vitacaps® are preferred over Vitacaps® Liquid.
Vitacoat Plus
Vitacoat® Plus
      X High levels of omega-6 fatty acids (which are good for dry coats). Also has additional skin and coat enhancing ingredients.
Premium Plus® Skin & Coat Liquid
Premium Plus® Skin & Coat Liquid
      X Your best choice for a healthy coat. Highest level of Omega-6 fatty acids plus Omega-3's, B Vitamins, zinc, and Vitamin C.
Premium Plus Skin & Coat Tabs
Premium Plus®
Skin & Coat Tabs
      X Contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in a ratio appropriate for dry skin. The only flavored fatty acid supplement. Especially helpful for dogs who won't take liquid or capsules.
Derm Caps
Derm Caps
      X Contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Product Maximum Support of Normal Skin Comfort Moderate Support of Normal Skin Comfort Mild Support of Normal Skin Comfort Supports Supple Skin, Shiny Haircoat Comments

  
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