Find the most frequently asked questions from our customers about Vit'i5 range: the new products in the range, their composition, their use and their acceptance by your animal. You will also find the answers to your questions about product delivery.
Vit'i5 range of mineral and vitamin supplements has evolved to better meet the needs of carnivores (dogs, cats, ferrets) who are fed a only or partly with a homemade diet.
Same ingredients, same yeast, same smell and tolerance and same DOSAE (in grams / ml), discover the new presentations:
replaces Vit’i5 Little et Canine Ca:P=3 for cats and dogs exclusively fed a homemade diet
> for puppies and kittens
Indicative adult dose : 1 scoop of 5 ml for 100 to 150g of muscle meat or fish filet
without PHOSPHORUS, replaces Vit’i5 Little et Canine Ca for cats and dogs exclusively fed a homemade diet
> healthy dogs/cats over 8 yr-old and at any age when restriction in phosphorus and minerals is required (urolithiasis, renal failure)
Indicative adult dose : 1 scoop of 5 ml for 100-150g of muscle meat or fish filet
Kibble in the morning and homemade diet in the evening ?
(available in 250g)
To balance the diet of Ferets fed fresh food
at any age, when fed fresh food (muscle meat or fish filet + Vit’i5® + Canola oil + Wheat bran)
Vit’i5 FURET (disponible 250g )
No, vitamins displayed in the product label are added, the brewer's yeast is only a natural basis which also appears to be palatable. Brewer's yeast contains vitamin B, besides thoses written in the product label (but no vitamin B exces is possible).
On the samed topic, read Géraldine Blanchard article about yeast (in French) :
There are no flavour nor coloring added to Vit'i5. Besides minerals, vitamins and trace elements, there is only brewer's yeast added. Yeast is generally appreciated by cats and dogs.
Despite our efforts, it is really difficult to have a constant and identical brewer's yeast (it remains a natural product) and it can have a slightly different odor or color for each manufacturing batch.
No, the dog is able to synthesize it naturally and absorbs it when consuming meat (dose depending to the cooking). There is no risk of overdose.
The reported risk for humans is linked to the absorption of energy drinks and comes mainly from caffeine, which is also problematic in dogs and cats.
On the samed topic, read Géraldine Blanchard article about taurine and caféine (in French) :
....a salt which does not increase the postprandial production of parathyroid hormone as sodium or potassium salts do ...
We add the two, in Ca / P ratio = 3 to cover the needs without excess, and keep the final household ration a Ca / P ratio between 1 and 2, since the other components of the diet (meat, oil, vegetables, starches) provide phosphorus (enough for an older dog or cat, but not enough for a younger one or during reproduction) and hardly any calcium.
To be read on the same topic, Dr Vet Géraldine Blanchard's articles on nutritional requirements for cats and dogs
On the same topic, read Géraldine Blanchard article on her blog (in French) :
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