Copro-nil is used for the prevention of animals eating their own faeces
Simply sprinkle COPRO-nil™ onto the animals normal food. Ensure that each meal is eaten and discard any food left over before the next meal. COPRO-nil™ can be used with both wet and dry food. The faeces produced from this food will possess a very unpalatable taste. All animals in the household should be treated at the same time to ensure good re-enforcement of the unpalatable 'message'. Remember that food takes 12 – 24 hours to pass through the digestive system so COPRO-nil™ will only be effective after this 'lag' time. This product is not an enzyme mixture which can alter the normal digestive process.
DOGS: One level teaspoon per day for every 10kg divided between feeds (generally recommended as twice a day) for 10 -14 days. Up to a maximum of 4 teaspoons per day.
Sprinkle evenly on the dog food at each feed, (moisten dry food if necessary). Eg a 20kg dog fed twice a day would require one level teaspoon in each meal. This will usually curb coprophagy for months, often permanently.
VERY SMALL DOGS AND PUPPIES: In dogs and puppies less than 5kg the amounts of COPRO-nil™ may be difficult to measure, so please contact your vet for advice.
CATS: ½ level teaspoon per day, divided between the feeds in a day for 5-7 days.
HORSES: 3 level teaspoons, morning and night, for 2-3 days may help to curb this habit.
For older dogs and cats who have been habitual coprophagics over a long period of time it may often be necessary to feed COPRO-nil™ for one month to six weeks to curb the habit.
Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven. If the condition of the animal worsens cease product administration and consult your vet.
Consult your vet BEFORE using COPRO-nil™ if your animal is on a restricted sodium (salt) diet or is receiving a vitamin or iron supplementation, or if your animal is taking epilepsy medication. Make sure the animals are not on steroids because this can counter the effect of COPRO-nil™. If in doubt please contact your vet.
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