Vitamin C is important for dogs’ immune system function and helps neutralize free radicals and protect cells from damage.
Sodium ascorbate is a form of Vitamin C that is more easily absorbed by the body, making it an ideal choice for dogs. In addition, it is non-toxic and safe for dogs of all sizes.
Although dogs can make their own Vitamin C, they produce lower amounts in times of stress or sickness. So supplementation can be beneficial.
✅ Post-Operative and Post-Trauma Dogs
✅ Dogs Suffering from Wounds, Infections or Diseases, Emotional Stress or Anxiety
✅ Competition Dogs e.g Endurance, Sled Dogs
✅ Inflammatory Conditions
✅ Dogs with Heaves or Allergies
✅ Older Dogs with Chronic Infections or Decreased Immunity
WHY SODIUM ASCORBATE?
SODIUM ASCORBATE VS ASCORBIC ACID
CEN Vitamin C uses Sodium Ascorbate, a highly effective, more easily absorbed form of Vitamin C.
It is pH neutral (pH 7.4) as opposed to acidic Ascorbic Acid (pH 3.0). Therefore Sodium Ascorbate does not irritate the intestinal tract or kidneys.
The body easily absorbs sodium ascorbate, and studies have also shown that it stays in the system twice as long as the acid form. Sodium ascorbate is the only form of vitamin C approved by the FDA for intravenous injection in humans.
Vitamin C is a natural immune system booster. When absorbed into the body, it helps increase the number of antibodies responsible for fighting toxins, bacteria and viruses.
Vitamin C helps relieve allergy symptoms because it acts as an antihistamine, a compound that counteracts histamine and fights inflammation.
Vitamin C helps the production of collagen, a vital tissue that promotes joint and bone health.
Vitamin C boosts your Dog’s level of interferon, a natural antibody that helps fight viral infections and cancerous growths.
Supplementing Vitamin C has been linked to helping the absorption rate of other nutrients in the diet (or supplement).
Vitamin C is a vital antioxidant for your Dog. They need it to maintain a healthy, lustrous coat. Vitamin C usually combines with Vitamin E to maintain their vibrant appearance.
Vitamin C 200g - CEN Nutrition
Vitamin C (as Sodium Ascorbate)
Smaller Breeds Small(0-15kg) Medium(15-30kg)
0-6 Months* 250mg 500mg
6 Months – 1 Year^ 250 to 500mg 500 to 1 500mg
Larger Breeds Large(30-50kg) Extra Large(>50kg)
0-4 Months * 500 to 1 000mg 750 to 2 000mg
4-18 Months^ 1000 to 3 000mg 52 000 to 6 000mg
^gradually increasing to Adult Level