Wholistic Ester C is a patented non-acidic form of Vitamin C for dogs thats four times more readily available to body tissue. Vitamin C in treatment of canine and feline distemper complex.
Freely soluble in water and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Vitamin c for canine distemper. Antioxidants such as vitamin C scavenge free radicals saving the body from damage. 3 In 1965 veterinarian Wendell Belfield injected vitamin C into a dog with distemper which at the time was considered a disease that was always fatal. 1 article PMID.
C 6 H 8 O 6. For restoration of vitality water soluble B-vitamins protein hydrolysate and vitamin-C are to be given. Vitamin C has an important physiologic role in numerous metabolic functions including tissue growth and maintenance amelioration of oxidative stress.
Pp 226-241 important in the induction of tissue damage in GRIOTC BURGET VANJJEVELDEM. They did not want to administer vitamin c intravenously because the dog produces their own. In addition to Amber Technologys products canine distempaid must be used with Colostrum or Pedialyte when not fasting Vitamin C Lysine and Vitamin B complex.
Large or giant dogs 1000 mg every 3 hours. A dog after recovery from an attack of distemper generally acquire a long lasting immunity. EASY TO DIGEST WITH AMAZING ABSORPTION.
Made from pure calcium ascorbate concentrate its easy on the stomach lining and has a quick absorption rate to help your pet achieve peak health faster. 3 Megadoses of Vitamin C were proposed as a treatment for canine distemper and sort of in the tail end of being in vogue when I graduated from veterinary school in 1979. Dont dose at night.
Dr Pitcairn strongly recommends vitamin C for dogs with distemper. Causes have been speculated to include decreased Vitamin C uptake increased vitamin other than C and mineral uptake and infection with canine distemper virusCDV. Vitamin C has been proposed to benefit the body through several mechanisms see sidebar.
Protect from air and light. Vitamin C in treatment of canine and feline distemper complex Vet Med Small Anim Clin. Your dog needs to rest and so do you.
At that time there seemed to be enough scientific evidence to say that the therapy was not effective. As a practicing veterinarian I was familiar with vitamin C but not its extraordinary potential for benefiting dogs and cats. All care should be made to make the animal free from ectoparasitic and endoparasitic burdens by rendering specific acaricide or anthelmintic drugs.
However the dog responded extremely well to the injection and survived. And his life depends on how strong his immune system is to fight the deadly virus. While vitamin C does do this in smaller doses in larger doses it can be pro-oxidant meaning it promotes the oxidation of cells and thus cell damage.
Medium dogs 500 mg every 2 hours. Puppies and small dogs 250 mg every 2 hours. Description Chemical name 5R-5-1S-12-Dihydroxyethyl-34-dihydroxy-25H-furanon.
A tase and iron. Its most likely that the Vitamin C given to the dogs with distemper helps the immune system to fight off the viral infection and protect the host cells rather than interacting directly with the virus. Decreased Vitamin C uptake has been dismissed as a cause but excessive calcium supplementation remains a possibility.