Canine Geriatric Basics (Animal Health) - 90 Chewables - Thorne VET - SOI*



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An older dog has increased requirements for specific nutrients that usually can’t be provided even by a balanced diet. Canine Geriatric Basics is fortified with several amino acids that support the health of an older dog. This ThorneVET formula also contains flavonoids, CoQ10, and other potent antioxidants to slow oxidative damage in the ageing canine body.

The canine ageing process can also adversely affect the dog’s brain, resulting in decreased production of neurotransmitters, decreased synaptic density, and degeneration of neuronal membrane integrity. To support brain health, Canine Geriatric Basics enhances neurotransmitter production and positively affects neuronal membranes.

A botanical ingredient, bilberry, has been added for its beneficial effects on canine vision. And the two adrenal adaptogenic botanicals, Eleutherococcus and ashwagandha, have been added to help modulate the detrimental physical and mental effects of stress. An aging dog can have a variety of health problems specific to the individual dog, for which such ThorneVET products as Hepagen, Arthroplex, Gastriplex, and Bio-Cardio may be indicated. In most cases, Canine Geriatric Basics can be combined with these products for maximum beneficial effect.



90 chewables


Serving Size: 1 Soft Chew


Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Ashwagandha, Bilberry, Biotin, Choline, Chromium, Coenzyme Q10, Copper, Eleuthero Extract, Flavonoids, Folate, Glutamine, Inositol, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Phosphatidylserine, Potassium, Tyrosine, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool, dark place out of reach of children


Please ensure this product is suitable for your pet prior to administration.



Ingredient Amounts
Acetyl-L-Carnitine (Chloride)6.2mg
Alpha-Lipoic Acid5mg
Ashwagandha Extract (Withania somnifera)25mg
Bilberry Extract15mg
Choline (Citrate)5mg
Chromium (Nicotinate Glycinate)20mcg
Coenzyme Q1015mg
Copper (Picolinate)10mcg
Eleuthero Extract5mg
Folate (L-5-MTHF)10mcg
Iodine (Potassium Iodide)10mcg
Iron (Bisglycinate)250mcg
Magnesium (Dimagnesium Malate)10mg
Mixed Bioflavonoids6.2mg
Potassium (Citrate)100mcg
Vitamin A (Beta carotene)600mcg
Vitamin A (Palmitate)225mcg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin HCI)10mg
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)10mcg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin 5′-Phosphate Sodium)10mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)3mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)10mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)10mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5′-Phosphate)7mg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)62mg
Vitamin D31.9mcg
Vitamin E (d-Alpha-Tocopheryl)41.3mg
Vitamin K15mcg
Zinc (Picolinate)500mcg
Inactive IngredientsSoft Chew Matrix

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