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Pectin Rich Apple Pomace – a fibre for the intestinal microbiome
Complementary supplement for dogs and cats
- prebiotic: dogs and cats have no endogenous enzymes for the degradation of pectin, however pectin can be broken down by the intestinal bacteria in the colon
- for the microbiome of dogs and cats
- vegetable fibre pectin
- pectin is a dietary fibre
- causes acidification of the intestinal milieu and thus reduced ammonia reabsorption from the intestine
Futtermedicus pectin rich apple pomace
The Futtermedicus dietary supplement pectin rich apple pomace is suited for dogs and cats. As an addition to ready-made food or self-cooked food. It is well accepted by dogs and cats.
Futtermedicus – individual & well balanced nutrition for dogs and cats
Do you wish to be individually advised about nutrition for your dog or cat? Do you have any questions about the digestion of your four-legged friend? Our experts who specialize in nutrition and dietetics will be able to advise you by mail. Product inquiries are free charge; individual nutritional counselling is chargeable after consultation.
|Animal species:||cat, dog|
|Age:||adult, puppy, senior|
|Feeding form:||for cooking, for raw diet, for readymade food|
|Special needs:||gastrointestinal tract, kidney, liver|
|Special properties:||plant based, rich in fibre|
|apple pomace, apple pectin|
|crude protein||5.0 %|
|crude fibre||12 %|
|crude ash||2.5 %|
Feeding recommendation for dogs and cats per day:
0.5-1.0 g per kg body weight
1 level teaspoon = approx. 1.5-2 g; 1 level tablespoon = approx. 4.5 g
The amount should be slowly increased over 5-7 days, so that the intestine and the intestinal bacteria can get the most out of the fibres. If you give the essential final quantity from its beginning, the consistency of the faeces can become worse by the high content of fibre. The fibres should be mixed well under the moist food. With dry food it is advisable to add some water in advance.
The amount can be increased until maximum 1 g per kg body weight per day. When the feaces soften, the individual limit is reached. The amount should then be reduced again by half a teaspoon.