Berte's Special Needs Packs
Our cost-effective starter packs are designed to supplement a fresh food diet, or as nutritional support for specific diseases and conditions. While these combinations are not a substitute for vet care, they help the body attain a healthier systemic balance.
Description: There are few supplements that can help in SOME cases (not all). Dementia and confusion can be caused by lot of issues, not to mention physical problems (infection, liver problems, tumors, renal issues) so always start out with a full veterinarian work up, including a complete blood panel and urinalysis. If all those areas are clear, then you MIGHT try some supplements. Number one would be to use a fresh diet, raw or home cooked for best nutrients. Some supplements that can help with cognition in dogs include: L-Acetyl Carnitine. I have seen this in many supplements and treats sold for pets, but in the wrong type, or just l-carnintine. Not the same thing and won't work. Fish oil. This is for omega 3, mainly DHA, which helps brain functioning. Fish oil (capsules, for integrity of the omega 3) work best. I have also seen something called Gold DHA, which is made from algae. But to date, studies have shown it is not as effective as DHA from fish. I would also include B...
Description: Berte's Fresh Food Pack features: All Zyme, a comprehensive blend of enzymes for digesting fat, bones, protein, carbohydrates and HCL to keep the system acidic. Berte's Ultra Probiotic Powder keeps the beneficial bacteria levels high for a healthy digestion tract. Berte's EPA Fish Oil contains the fatty acids necessary for skin and coat. Berte's Daily Blend contains essential vitamins, minerals and trace minerals from kelp and alfalfa. Dosage: See individual product profiles for dosage information. Ingredients: Pack includes: All Zyme (90 count) Berte's Ultra Probiotic Powder (1 lb) Berte's Daily Blend (1 lb) Berte's EPA (200 count) Information: We recommended these supplements when starting a new diet, especially a raw food diet. However, these supplements are appropriate for a home-cooked diet, too.
Description: Berte's Heart Pack includes Acetyl L-Carnitine, an amino acid that helps keep the heart strong, Taurine is an amino acid essential for heart health, while CoQ10 is an co-enzyme that is beneficial for cardiac diseases. The Omega-3 essential fatty acids in Berte's EPA Fish Oil support the heart, while Berte's Immune Blend offers antioxidants, enzymes and other amino acids for optimal health. Dosage: Daily 10 lb Dog - 1/16 teaspoon Acetyl Carnitine, 1/16th teaspoon Taurine, 1 Fish oil Capsule, 1 COQ10, 1/4 teaspoon Bertes Immune Blend 25 lb Dog - 1/8 teaspoon Acetyl Carnitine, 1/8th teaspoon Taurine, 2 Fish Oil Capsules, 1 COQ10, 1/2 teaspoon Bertes Immune Blend 50 lb Dog - 1/4 teaspoon Acetyl Carnitine, 1/4 teaspoon Taurine, 3 Fish oil capsules, 2 COQ10, 1/2 Bertes Immune Blend 75 lb Dog - 1/2 Teaspoon Acetyl Carnitine , 1/2 tea Taurine, 4 Fish oil capsules, 3 Coq10, 1 teaspoon Bertes Immune Blend Ingredients: Pack includes: Carlson Acetyl L-Carnitine Amino...
Description: Berte's Kidney Pack includes Berte's EPA Fish Oil, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, Bertes Immune Blend for the antioxidants and probiotics, and CoQ10, and Liquid B Complex with B 12. Dosage: See individual product profiles for dosage information. Ingredients: Pack includes: Berte's EPA Fish Oil (200 count) Bertes Immune Blend (1 lb.) Carlson CoQ10 30mg (60 soft gels) Solgar Liquid B Complex with B 12-2 fl oz (59 ml). Information: The main functions of the kidneys are filtering the blood and excreting wastes products and excess water as urine. Many factors can contribute to kidney disorders (also called kidney or renal disease) including infectious disease, nutritional deficiencies, toxin exposure, changes in health, advanced age, or breed/hereditary tendencies. These factors can cause the kidneys to be less efficient at removing waste from the bloodstream and regulating body fluids. Kidney disease can be either sudden (acute) or occur gradually (chronic). Often...