Thorne Research, Animal Health, Canine Geriatric Basics, 120 Capsules
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- Pure Ingredients, Trusted Results
- Promotes a Good Quality of Life in Older Dogs
- Now with Alaska Pollock Fish Skin Flavoring!
- Supports Healthy Aging Including Vision and Musculoskeletal Support
- Potent Antioxidant Support
- Maintains Healthy Cognitive Function
- Promotes Cardiovascular and Gastrointestinal Health
- Adaptogenic Herbs to Promote Resistance to Stress
Canine Geriatric Basics provides antioxidants, botanicals, and supplemental ingredients for cardiovascular (CoQ10), musculoskeletal (ascorbic acid, calcium), Gl (L-glutamine), ocular (bilberry), hepatic (lipoic acid, methionine, choline), and cognitive (acetyl-L- carnitine, phosphatidylserine) health.
Older dogs have increased requirements for specific substances not provided by a balanced diet. As aging progresses, a greater number of animal health problems can arise whose duration and severity may be mitigated through targeted supplementation of health-promoting vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and plant extracts. Canine Geriatric Basics is formulated to provide this additional supplementation.
It is formulated with specific amino acids to help geriatric patients by enhancing the production of neurotransmitters. L-tyrosine produces the catecholamines dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. DL-Phenylalanine has been shown to block enkephalinase, thereby increasing the levels of endorphins and enkephalins in the central nervous system.
Canine Geriatric Basics contains flavonoids, coenzyme Q10, and other potent antioxidants for slowing oxidative damage to the aging canine body. The canine aging process may also adversely affect the brain, resulting in decreased production of neurotransmitters, decreased synaptic density, and degeneration of neuronal membrane integrity. Phosphatidylserine positively affects neuronal membranes through support of lipid membrane components and by improving the amount and function of acetylcholine, norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine. Acetyl-L-carnitine increases the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
Bilberry has been added for its beneficial effects on vision. Because aging animals are more susceptible to the detrimental effects of stress, the adrenal adaptogenic herbs Eleutherococcus and ashwagandha have been added to help modulate these effects.
For use in dogs only.
Dogs: 1 Capsule per 25 lbs body weight daily
Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, Alaska pollock (dried skins) (theragra chalcogramma), silicon dioxide.
For animal use only. Keep out of the reach of children and animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professionally immediately.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or a poison control center immediately.
Caution: Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven. Administer during or after the animal has eaten to reduce incidence of gastrointestinal upset.
|Active Ingredients per Capsule:|
|Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)||62 mg|
|Lactalbumin Protein||50 mg|
|d-Alpha Tocopheryl (Vitamin E) (50 IU)||41.3 mg|
|Ashwagandha extract (root) (Withania somnifera)||25 mg|
|Bilberry extract (fruit) (Vaccinium myrtillus)||15 mg|
|Coenzyme Q10||15 mg|
|Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5)||10 mg|
|Carrot Powder||10 mg|
|Mixed Bioflavonoids||10 mg|
|Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium (Vitamin B2)||10 mg|
|Thiamin (Thiamin HCI)||10 mg|
|Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate (Vitamin B6)||7 mg|
|Acetyl-L-Carnitine (Acety- L-Carnitine Chloride)||6.2 mg|
|Phosphatidylserine Isolate||6.2 mg|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||5 mg|
|Eleuthero extract (root) (Eleutherococcus senticosus)||5 mg|
|Choline Citrate||5 mg|
|Vitamin A Palmitate (750 IU)||600 mcg|
|Magnesium (Citrate-Malate)||500 mcg|
|Zinc (Picolinate)||500 mcg|
|Iron (Picolinate)||250 mcg|
|Potassium (Citrate-Malate)||100 mcg|
|Chromium (Chelidamate Arginate)*||20 mcg|
|Copper (Picolinate)||10 mcg|
|Folate (L-5 Methylterahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)||10 mcg|
|Iodine (Potassium Iodide)||10 mcg|
|Methylcobalamin (Vitamin B12)||10 mcg|
|Vitamin K1||5 mcg|
|Vitamin D3 (75 IU)||1.9 mcg|