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MCT Oil Supplements for Dogs with Epilepsy

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    November 14, 2022 2:39 PM EST

    Question submitted during Session III of The Canine Epilepsy Summit:

    "Regarding MCT supplements - what is specifically available to us?"

    - Answer provided by a Session III Panelist:

    There are certain diets which have MCT integrated, which appear to be slightly better than adding MCT oil over the food. Adding C8-C12 enriched oils over the diet, one needs to consider the baseline diet and then it is best if you have nutritionist who can support you.

    C8-C12 enriched oils are often purified coconut oils. There are quite a few products on the market. These products are on the market for bodybuilders and you find it in online stores. If you go over 9% of caloric intake the palatability goes down.