The adrenal gland of a dog plays an important role in hormone production and is located in front of the kidneys. When the adrenal gland of a dog is compromised it causes what is know as Cushing’s Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism). A disease that is seen in adult and older dogs that cause the adrenal gland to over produce a hormone known as cortisol.
As the Adrenal gland is responsible for the endocrine system a disorder can affect the function of several vital organs. It also weakens the immune levels of the canine body resulting in bacterial infections, which show up as bladder infections.
NHV has put together a kit that consist of NHV Suprglan and NHV Milk Thistle that may aid in relieving symptoms associated with Adrenal Disorders.
NHV SUPRAGLAN is a dietary supplement that has been used for decades by thousands of pet owners. Supraglan is a natural herbal remedy that contains no additives or preservatives and is done in Glycerin, which makes it safe for long term use. The herbs in the formulae help regulate the adrenal glands production of the hormone cortisol, and supports the immune system so that your pet dog can fight infections of the bladder.
NHV MILK THISTLE is glycerin-based extraction of the herb milk thistle. This herb is known for its healing properties of the liver. It reduces the elevated enzyme levels that are found in dogs with Cushing’s syndrome. It is high in antioxidants and has been used on dogs to aid with liver and kidney damage as well as for skin problems.
Supraglan and Milk Thistle are to be taken twice daily.
THERAPEUTIC DOSAGE (based on your dogs weight)
0 - 24 lb - 0.5 ml
25 - 49 lb - 1.0 ml
50 - 74 lb - 1.5 ml
Over 75 lb - 2.0 ml
Certain breeds such as, Dachshunds, Boxers, Miniature Poodles, Boston Terriers, Beagles etc. are considered to be higher risk breeds that are affected by Adrenal Disorders (Cushing’s syndrome). NHV Adrenal Disorder Kit can be used as preventative supplements.
1 drop for every 2 lb of body weight twice a day.
This is the minimum dosage. Some pet dogs may require a bigger dosage due to their metabolism. You may safely double the recommended dosage.
How to Administer
Refrigerate after opening.
Shake well. Use the dropper provided place Supraglan and Milk Thistle drops into your dogs food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the mouth.
For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and well-being of your canine and are safe for long-term use. Every pet dog responds to natural dietery supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.
Cautions and Contraindications
Do not use Supraglan in pregnant or nursing animals, or animals that suffer from a cardiovascular condition. Supraglan contains Licorice, which may have a contraindication with digoxin based heart medication and corticosteroids. Speak to your vet before using our products. A second visit is recommended if your Canines condition does not improve, or deteriorates after continued use of the supplements.
All information provided by NHV Natural Pet Products is for educational purposes only.
Borage –Strengthens and improves adrenal function, has beneficial properties for urinary issues and kidney inflammation.
Astragalus – a herb with anti bacterial and antiviral properties, supports the endocrine system, boosts the immune system and acts as an anti-inflammatory. It has been found useful in helping the body recover from the effect of steroids, which affects the adrenal gland.
Bistorte – A soothing anti-inflammatory herb that has a tonic effect on the liver and kidneys. In herbal medicine it has been used to aid in bladder infections.
Eleuthero – The root of this plant supports adrenal gland function and helps boost a slow metabolism, helps improve energy and studies have show that it improves the immune system.
Wild Yam – Acts as a liver tonic, normalizes hormone production and kidney support. Helps with restlessness and nervousness.
Licorice – Prevents the breakdown of the adrenal hormones. Improves digestion, helps improve immunity levels and supports liver function.
Dandelion – A highly nutritious food that stimulates liver secretions, kidney function and improves digestion. High in natural vitamins and minerals which are beneficial for overall health
Milk Thistle – In herb herb used for centuries to support, regenerate and remove toxins from the liver. Milk Thistle contains silymarin a compound that protects the liver and stimulates production of new cells. Milk Thistle has powerful antioxidant properties, which helps strengthen the livers resistance to toxic compounds.
In canines it’s been beneficial for kidney damage, as it has been shown to decrease the amount of time to heal while helping eliminate toxins.