For Dog Owners
As dog sizes are different according to their breeds, the table below is for reference only.
|Human Years||20lbs or below
|90lbs or above|
Weakened Respiratory System, Heart and Lung Function
Even though there is no intense exercise, dogs still often have coughing, difficulty in breathing, abnormal heart rate as well as tiredness and fatigue.
Weakened Immunity System
Dogs become prone to illnesses, cancer and liver failure. Their skin is also susceptible to bacterial infection. It may also take longer time to recover from wounds and diseases.
Excessive Hair Loss and Dull Hair
Slow metabolism leads to difficulties for nutrition to reach the skin, causing dogs’ hair getting dry and dull, particularly on beard or top of the head. Their skin also becomes dry, excessive hair loss may also be resulted.
Suffering from Ankylosis, Movements Slow Down
Recession of muscle and joint strength lower dogs’ activity level. They easily feel exhausted which discourages them to move around. Lost in orientation while walking may be observed.
Diminished Sight and Hearing, Shedding of Teeth
Eyesight gradually diminishes, dogs often walk unsteadily or knock against obstacles. They may have bad breath and suffer from gum disease.
Incontinence, Frequent Urination or Difficulty in Urination
Dogs’ kidney is smaller than ours, so it is prone to diseases while aging e.g. cystitis, urethritis, urolith, Lower Urinary Tract Disorder and constipation.
Change of Habits
Wake up during midnight, barking with no reasons, breathe deeply, feel anxious, always rotate with themselves are some examples. Impatience with new environments or strangers may be observed as well.
Dogs with cataract have their eyes covered with bluish-grey haze. Their lens becomes cloudy and if the situation worsens, they will develop uveitis which can cause eye redness, pain and photophobia (light sensitivity).
Dogs with diabetes have diminished pancreatic functions which can cause reduced insulin secretion and rise in blood glucose level. Early signs of diabetes include increased thirst and frequent urination. Weight loss is resulted from a long-term condition of thirst, especially for obese dogs. They will become thinner suffering from diabetes.
Aging of senior dogs causes decline to their immunity. They are more susceptible to tumors. Mammary gland tumor, mast cell tumor, melanoma and lymph sarcoma are some common types of tumors found in senior dogs.
Chronic Nephritis is mainly caused by slight bacterial infection, causing normal kidney tissues being replaced by non-functional, damaged tissues. Dogs will then lose normal kidney tissues to perform the function of removing wastes. Metabolic wastes will then accumulate inside the body to a concentration high enough to cause nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, tiredness, or even death in serious cases.
As areas for walking dogs in Hong Kong are limited and pet owners prefer to hold their pets with hands when they go out, dogs normally lack exercises. Moreover, pet owners feeding them with animal viscera or food with high cholesterol and energy can heighten the risk of pets suffering from cardiovascular diseases. Early signs of heart diseases for dogs can be easily neglected. As the disease progresses, signs including frequent coughing, difficult breathing, purple tongue, abdominal distention and pale gums will appear.
If dogs pant without being outside in hot weather or without exercise, they stand a high chance of suffering from respiratory diseases. The serious air pollution problem in Hong Kong and poor indoor ventilation can deteriorate chronic bronchitis of dogs. Moreover, pet owners in Hong Kong prefer keeping small dogs who have a greater chance to suffer from tracheal collapse. Meanwhile, Flat-faced dog is another popular option for pet owners. However, the breed is characterized with narrowed nostrils, overlong soft palate, everted laryngeal saccules and laryngeal collapse. These inherited characteristics can cause poor ventilation in their upper respiratory tract.
Cosset Lingzhi & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Dogs customizes for the general respiratory problems of dogs in Hong Kong including tracheal collapse, chronic bronchitis and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome for flat-faced dogs. Its patent formula contains Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum) and Cordyceps in which the former is effective in dilating the coronary artery, increasing coronary blood flow, blood circulation and myocardial oxygen and energy supply, while the latter is effective in dilating bronchus and alleviating asthma. Daily usage amount of the formula differs from dog’s age and species. Generally, continuous usage of the formula for 14-30 days results in significant improvement in respiratory problems.
Cosset Lingzhi & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Dogs contains Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum) and Cordyceps which are beneficial to dogs who suffer from chronic tracheal problems by soothing trachea and enhancing immunity. It can be administered with other supplements and western medicines. If dogs are currently under western medication, it is advisable to take the formula at least one hour after the administration of western medicine.
Cosset Lingzhi & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Dogs is a natural formula of herbal ingredients to strengthen the body foundation of dogs. It is suitable for any species of dogs and is especially effective for senior dogs. However, for dogs with leukemia, bone cancers, lymphoma or pregnant and physically weak dogs, owners should consult registered veterinary surgeons before the administration.
Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum) is effective in soothing nerves and aiding relaxation, improving insomnia and emotional instability, tiredness and fatigue, sweating and shivering, etc. It can also prevent dogs from brain degradation.
Cosset adopts unique technology on extraction and production of Lingzhi & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Dogs, catering to dogs’ health conditions and intestine absorption behavior. If dogs show digestive allergic reaction or have medical record of diarrhea after changing dog food, it is advisable to reduce the daily usage amount of the formula by half for the first two weeks and gradually increase the amount back to normal level.
First, owners should choose Lingzhi & Cordyceps formula for dogs as dogs’ digestive system and absorption are different from human. If dogs mistake human type of Lingzhi & Cordyceps supplements, it can cause difficulty in digestion and absorption and even result in toxication when the undigested residues accumulate in their body. Moreover, it is advisable to choose products which are GMP certified and tested in independent testing and certification company to ensure product safety, stability and efficacy. Meanwhile, owners should choose products which do not contain meat and bone meal even though it can enhance product palatability as meat and bone meal can cause breeding and spreading of bacteria and even product contamination.
For Cat Owners
When cats enter their elderly stage, their aging symptoms will be more prominent including increased tiredness, loss of energy and agility, etc. Cosset Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps
Formula for Senior Cats can promote metabolism and slow down the aging process. Prolonged usage of the formula can balance cats’ body functions, regulate and normalize the functions of their internal organs, improve sleep quality, restore vitality and keep them healthy and energetic.
Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Cats contains Ganoderma Spore and Cordyceps which are beneficial to enhance immunity and improve overall health condition. It can be administered with other supplements and western medicines. If cats are currently under western medication, it is advisable to take the formula at least one hour after the administration of western medicine.
Cracked Ganoderma Spore and Cordyceps in Cosset Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Cats can enhance cellular immunity of cats and promote adrenaline secretion to strengthen kidney functions, promote cellular self-repairing of damaged kidney to lower the risk of renal failure and feline lower urinary tract disease and reduce the damage of toxic substances to kidneys such as anti-biotics and other medicines.
Cosset Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps Formula for Senior Cats is effective in strengthening cats’ respiratory system, improving asthma, suppressing histamine and allergies, smoothing trachea, and alleviating sensitive asthma or other respiratory illnesses, such as chronic bronchitis, trachea asthma and allergic bronchitis.
First, owners should choose Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps formula for cats as cats’ digestive system and absorption are different from human. If cats mistake human type of Ganoderma Spore & Cordyceps supplements, it can cause difficulty in digestion and absorption and even result in toxication when the undigested residues accumulate in their body. Moreover, it is advisable to choose products which are GMP certified and tested in independent testing and certification company to ensure product safety, stability and efficacy. Meanwhile, owners should choose products which do not contain meat and bone meal even though it can enhance product palatability as meat and bone meal can cause breeding and spreading of bacteria and even product contamination.