When would I use Doc Roy’s Potassium Citrate + Cranberry Granules supplement
with my pet?
Doc Roy’s Potassium Citrate + Cranberry Granules are a highly palatable
supplement recommended to help prevent the formation of calcium oxalate stones
in the bladder and for maintaining urinary tract health. Most calcium oxalate
stones develop in cats between the ages of 5 and 14 years and in dogs between
ages 5 and 12 years.
What benefit does each ingredient provide?
Potassium citrate prevents the formation of calcium oxalate stones,
which are stones that can only be removed by surgery. Increasing the citrate
levels in the pet’s urine results in the calcium binding with the citrate
instead of to oxalate, forming calcium citrate. This is a desirable event, since
calcium citrate tends to stay dissolved, whereas calcium oxalate tends to
precipitate out as a mineral deposit (i.e. stones).
Cranberry extract has been demonstrated to enhance urinary tract
health and will not increase the urine pH. The extract is high in anti-oxidants
and it is believed this prevents the bacteria from adhering to the urinary
lining and colonizing, which is beneficial to prevent urinary tract infections.
Since Doc Roy’s Potassium Citrate + Cranberry Granules contains both of these
ingredients this supplement can be used more often for managing urinary tract
conditions with your dog or cat compared to supplements that contain only one of
Will my pet eat this product?
Doc Roy’s Potassium Citrate + Cranberry Granules are flavored with a chicken
liver powder that is very palatable for cats and dogs. Simply administer the
granules over the pet’s food or mix with their food and watch them eat every
last bit. The Granules can also be used to stimulate a pet’s appetite by using
as an enticement similar to putting chocolate sauce on your vanilla ice cream.
This supplement is supported by Revival Animal Health’s 100% Satisfaction
How cost effective is this supplement?
Compared to similar products,
Doc Roy’s Potassium Citrate + Cranberry Granules is very affordable,
especially considering this supplement is really a “2-in-1” supplement. At
current pricing, your cost is only $0.25/day per 10 pounds. Preventing stones is
more cost effective than paying for an expensive surgical procedure that could
have been prevented, but it is less painful for your pet.
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