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Canigest Paste for Dogs

Canigest Paste for Dogs
30ml Tube

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  • 30ml Tube £16.00


Ideally suited to complement your dog or cat's daily food intake, Canigest is a delicious feeding stuff containing Probiotics, Prebiotics, Glutamine, Pectin and Kaolin. Perfect for nutritionally supporting dogs with digestive tract upsets, Canigest Paste can be used to encourage appetite and digestion.

Stress and diet changes can affect the intestinal microflora of dogs and probiotics can help to re-establish levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Probiotics may also improve health conditions in dogs exposed to stress and infections. Research has shown that Enterococcus Faecium is a useful nutritional agent in antidiarrheal therapy.

Studies have shown that supplementing prebiotics such as Fructo Oligosaccharides and Mannan Oligosaccharides can increase the number of friendly bacteria in the colon while reducing the population of harmful bacteria.

Kaolin and pectin act as adsorbents. Adsorbents work by binding to harmful bacteria and toxins and removing them from the gut. Glutamine plays a role in the health of the immune system, digestive tract, and muscle cells. It acts as a mediator in the development of intestinal epithelial cells. Stress on the intestinal cells caused by digestive tract upsets can increase the need for glutamine as the body replaces the cells lining the intestinal tract.

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Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. To find the exact cost of shipping your item, and to see all options available, follow these steps:

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (41)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Canigest Paste for Dogs, including answers from our team.

16 May 2019 at 7:53pm

Is there a quick fix that isn't a paste?

Dawn Valentin

  • VioVet customer since 2012
  • From: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

I only want something for my dog when he gets an upset tummy.
Not for long term. Something that will stop immediately.
Not a syringe either but to mix in his food
Thank you

  • Brand Manager

Hi Dawn,

Some of our customers like using ReguTum Fibre Care for short-term support. It contains bentonite montmorillonite clay (the same as Yudigest, and the same strength) plus a slightly different fibre, prebiotic and probiotic mix. Yet in periods where he needs a lot of support, you feed twice the amount than you would Yudigest, so it should help to more quickly provide the support his gut needs to firm up stools.

Rather than individual sachets, it is in a pot which keeps costs down, and you use a scoop to add the mix into his food. If he has dry food, you can even mix it with a little water to form a paste first to help it to stick to the kibble better so none is left in the bowl.

It would work out much less expensive for you than using a larger amount of Yudigest, and you can keep it tightly sealed in the pot until you need it again. You can read our reviews here - there are a mix of customers who use it for stomach upsets vs long-term support :-).

Unfortunately, most of the short-term support formulations are pastes, as it is easier to deliver live bacteria preserved in an oil base than powdered form. Here's a link to our stocked range of non-paste digestive supports.

If you have any Yudigest left, perhaps try doubling the amount you give him next time, and if that works, you could then use ReguTum Fibre Care to save money going forward.

I hope this is helpful and you find something that works for you both!

Kind regards,


23 September 2017 at 10:21am

Canigest 1-2 times per week

Dean rich

Can I give my 15 year old dog canigest I- 2 per week to help his digestive system sometimes he is a bit loose will this help him

  • Veterinary Advisor

Yes Canigest would be suitable in this instance. You could also have a look at Protexin Pro-Kolin Enterogenic which should be very helpful and is designed to be given daily.

7 March 2015 at 5:16pm

Smelly poop


Would this product help our new rescue cat's smelly poop. His stool is almost firm now but I've never smelt poop like it and I've had quite a few cats over the years.

  • Non-Executive Director

Canigest is marketed for dogs. I expect it might well be good for cats, but it would not be my first choice. Personally I would suggest Pro-kolin Enterogenic sachets. I have heard many good reports about their effects in dogs and cats. They work on similar lines t Canigest.