Vitamin B12 Intrinsic Factor capsules are the perfect solution for administering Vitamin B12 to your dogs and cats.
The recommended usage is 1 capsule per 25kg bodyweight per day. This can be reduced when the levels are back in the healthy range.
Each Vitamin B12 Intrinsic Factor Capsule contains:
Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) – 1000mcg
Folate (as Folic Acid) – 800mcg
When should you get your pet’s B12 levels checked?
Vitamin B12 is unusual in that it can’t be directly absorbed through the digestive system. It first needs to bind to a protein, intrinsic factor (IF). When IF is absent, or not produced in sufficient amounts, the vitamin will pass straight through the gut causing the vitamin B12 levels to gradually decrease. When IF is not present, B12 has to be injected directly into the bloodstream because usual B12 supplements do not contain IF.