Vitamin C deficiency or Scurvy is the most common disease in guinea pigs. Thus, they require Vitamin C as an essential ingredient in their diet as they cannot produce it themselves. This condition can cause lethargy, weight loss, joint and mobility problems, rough coat, general weakness and hair loss among other ailments.
This supplement provides the essential Vitamin C to support your pet’s overall health. It contains high quality natural and stabilized Vitamin C derived from Acerola Cherry to ensure that your pet stay healthy. Acerola Cherry is a tropical fruit rich in nature’s bioavailable source of Vitamins A, B group and C. It also contains numerous co-factors, including bioflavonoids and carotenoids, which making this
a full spectrum Vitamin C.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant to fight against free radicals and is required for the production of collagen, the major structural protein that holds bones, muscles, joints, tendons, connective tissues together. Therefore, Vitamin C is important in supporting bone growth and promoting strong healthy bones, teeth and gums.
This supplement has a delicious fruity flavour which is a healthier choice and is also naturally sweet from maltitol (prebiotic). Maltitol is a low-calorie sweetener, as sweet as sugar but lower in calories. Maltitol is tooth-friendly because it is not used by the bacteria in the mouth and helps to avoid the development of dental cavities and the attack of tooth enamel. This healthy sugar free treat also contains dextrin which is a soluble fiber and safe for teeth. It helps to maintain intestinal regularity and improve stool consistency.
This supplement is important and beneficial for small animals during times of stress or illness for a speedy recovery.