Oxbow Natural Science Digestive Support for Small Animals

Oxbow Natural Science Digestive Support for Small Animals
60 Tablets

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  • 60 Tablets £10.99

Description

Natural Science Digestive Support from Oxbow is a high-fiber supplement containing various herbal ingredients which support the digestive health of your pet. Chicory Root supports the growth of beneficial bacteria in the GI tract while Ginger Root supports gastric motility. Slippery Elm supports overall digestive function.

Ingredients

Active Ingredients

Chamomile 45 mg
Fenugreek Seed 45 mg
Chicory Root (Source of Inulin) 40 mg
Ginger Root 18 mg
Slippery Elm 18 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Timothy grass, barley flour, oat groat flour, cane molasses, flax seed meal, yeast culture (dehydrated), xanthan gum, hydrolyzed yeast, algae (fat product), mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract.

Feeding guidelines

Animal* Weight Feeding Recommendation
Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Prairie Dogs, Iguanas** 0-1 lb Feed 1/2 hay tab per day
" " 1-4 lbs Feed 1 hay tab per day
" " 4+ lbs Feed 2 hay tabs per day
Rats, Degus All Weights Feed 1/4 hay tab per day
Hamsters, Gerbils All Weights Feed 1/8 hay tab per day (1/8 tab equals 1/4th tsp of crumbled product)
Mice NOT RECOMMENDED FOR MICE

*Not intended for growing, pregnant, or lactating animals

**Iguanas: Natural Science Digestive Support hay tabs are to be offered per day if you feed daily, or per feeding if you do not feed every day. Before offering the hay tab at the designated amount per body weight, it is first recommended to soak the hay tab in water for 10-15 minutes. Drain water and mash up the hay tab into smaller amounts with a spoon. Either top dress the daily diet or offer separately.

For all other species, consult Oxbow or your veterinarian. When adding supplements to your pet's diet, always consult your veterinarian.

Expiration: 18 months unopened (by Best By date on bottle). Once opened, use within 60 days.

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Reviews (12)

Summary of Reviews for Oxbow Natural Science Digestive Support for Small Animals

Overall 5
Effectiveness
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
12 out of 12 (100%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (11 reviews)
4 stars (1 reviews)
3 stars (0 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
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55 Oxbow biscuits
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By on 3 October 2018

Great. Bunny loves them and fingers crossed they'll prevent any more episodes of GI Stasis

Customer recommends this product

55 Good Product
Verified Purchase

By on 1 July 2018

They really help my elderly rabbits sensitive tummy.

Customer recommends this product

55 Excellent as a treat
Verified Purchase

By on 6 March 2018

Whilst.y rabbits didn't want to eat a whole biscuit, they do enjoy them broken into smaller pieces and distributed throughout their forage.

Customer recommends this product

55 excellent
Verified Purchase

By on 5 August 2017

Great product

I'm happy because she's had less tummy problems since she's had them. She's a rex and prone to gas and stasis.

Bounce is happy because she loves them

Customer recommends this product

55 Digestive support
Verified Purchase

By on 2 August 2017

Very good.

Customer recommends this product

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Oxbow Natural Science Digestive Support for Small Animals, including answers from our team.

13 October 2021 at 9:23am

Reliance of digestive support

GR

Is it a concern that the rabbit may become reliant on the active ingredients in this product for their digestive system to work properly?

  • VioVet Staff

The aim of digestive supportive supplements like this are to support the normal function of the intestinal system. The average healthy rabbit should not need this supplement. Unhealthy or upset intestinal systems benefit from the supportive ingredients within so that they can function normally without digestive support.
In answer to your question, it is not a concern that rabbits will become reliant on this supplement as the aim of the product is to normalise the intestinal system so that it needn't even be used.
If your pet needs a digestive support product for normal function and digestive issues recur after the product is stopped then this is a sign of an underlying problem with the intestinal system. Ideally a vet should diagnose the issue to work out what this is. In some cases lifelong digestive support supplements help manage the cause of these and control the signs.

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