Hi! I am a practicing small animal veterinarian and I would be happy to help! Please don't rate my answer until you are FULLY satisfied. Thanks!
Hi there! Bilberry is used by many alternative/holistic veterinarians for eye health. It is a very safe supplement and the dose would be about 1/2 tsp per day for your standard cat/small dog. I would use that dose for both of your animals.
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX don't need to give an exact dose based on weight? I read that some vets recommend giving 20 mg per 10 pounds of pet weight. I just want to be sure you can't overdose.
No...you can't overdose...well..I take that back, you could, but only if you are giving several tablespoons a day....There are many conflicting studies/references out there and most agree that it is better to give a little bit more than not enough. Most sources give ranges based on "small, medium, large dogs" and cats. Your 25lb dog would be in the "small" category. I think 1/2 tsp is a good dose for them.
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He doesn't seem small when I have to carry him! :) Thanks for your help.
:) I have a 25lb-er myself and I couldn't agree more
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