Thiamine for Dogs - Uses, Side Effects, & More

Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is great for dogs. Vitamin B1 is one of 8 essential B vitamins for dogs. This vitamin helps to convert carbs into energy and aids in nerve function. 

While thiamine deficiencies are rare in dogs, supplementing could help to ease the health risks of a deficiency. 

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Thiamine Deficiency in Dogs

Thiamine for Dogs Anxiety

Studies have shown that thiamine deficiency can lead to complications including irritability and depression.

It makes sense then that supplementing with thiamine could help to ease symptoms of anxiety by supporting healthy nerve function.

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Thiamine for Your Dogs Anxiety - How Does It Work?

Thiamine works by helping to maintain nerve function.

It's thought to work by boosting levels of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), a naturally occurring amino acid. GABA helps to keep nerves from firing too quickly and may have a calming effect.

Therefore, thiamine may help to ease symptoms of anxiety in dogs. 

If your dog is showing signs of anxiety, you may be wondering if thiamine can help ease their symptoms.

Overall, pet owners report that it has helped their dog. Additionally, because thiamine is a water soluble vitamin and any excess is excreted in urine, it's very unlikely that your dog could overdose on it. 

If you think your dog may benefit from a thiamine supplement, give it a shot and see if it's right for your dog.

Also, you can order our calming chews for dogs that use thiamine as an active ingredient.

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12 Benefits of Thiamine Mononitrate For Dogs

Thiamine (Vitamin b1) helps to improve the following problems:

  1. Energy production
  2. Depression
  3. Separation anxiety
  4. Glaucoma
  5. Diabetic pain
  6. Stress
  7. Heart disease
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Motion sickness
  10. Immune system
  11. Nervous System Function
  12. Promote relaxation

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Tory Johnson is a veteran dog trainer, dog behaviorist, and canine nutritionist with 10+ years experience.

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