Category: Gut Health

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What Can I Give My Dog for Gas? Causes & Remedies

Gas in dogs is relatively common and if usually not a serious issue even though it’s unpleasant and can be embarrassing if you have guests over and they mistakenly think you cut the cheese in spite of you insisting that it wasn’t you. However, gas in dogs can be an indicator of a more serious

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How Long for Probiotics to Alleviate Dogs Diarrhea

If your dog has diarrhea and you’ve given him or her probiotics to try to get them some relief, you may be wondering how long it takes for probiotics to alleviate diarrhea in dogs. The answer obviously isn’t going to be the same across the board for all dogs. There are many factors that go

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What Kind of Probiotics are Good for Dogs?

If you’re looking to buy a probiotic product for your dog, you may be wondering “what kind of probiotics are good for dogs?” Probiotics are living microorganisms (bacteria/yeast) that are beneficial to humans and dogs. Probiotics come in strains. The most common species of probiotics are bifidobacterium and lactobacillus. In this article, you’ll learn about

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Can I Give My Dog Probiotics While on Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are very important for dogs when the situation calls for using them. Dogs get bacterial infections and illnesses that can only be treated with antibiotics just like we do. Antibiotics can save your dog’s life. However, they do have some harmful side effects, so you shouldn’t give your dog antibiotics unless it’s absolutely necessary.

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Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics for Dogs

You’ve probably heard of probiotics (living microorganisms that benefit their host), but what about prebiotics, which are lesser-known? Prebiotics are non-digestible fibers that promote healthy digestion and are a food source for probiotics. So in dogs, prebiotics help to form solid stools and allow probiotics to flourish. Read on to learn more about the difference

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Probiotics for Dogs with Diarrhea

Diarrhea in dogs is relatively common and harmless for the most part. However, if you notice that your dog is having frequent diarrhea, it could leave them dehydrated or it could be a sign of a more serious condition or poor gut health in general. If your dog has diarrhea more frequently than normal, it’s

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Probiotics for Dogs Side Effects

If you’ve given your dog probiotics, you may be wondering if there are any side effects. While probiotics are very beneficial for dogs overall, some dogs can experience minor side effects. The good thing is the benefits of probiotics far outweigh any minor side effects they may have and most dogs won’t show signs of

Read More »
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Probiotics for Dogs with IBD

More and more studies indicate that there’s a connection between the health (or lack thereof) of the microbiome (the collection of microorganisms in the gut) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs. (1) There’s still a lot to be learned about what probiotics can do to improve the health of the microbiome and symptoms of

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How to Give Probiotics with Antibiotics for Dogs

We all want the best for our dogs. And you may notice that your dog is suffering from diarrhea and other symptoms after being put on antibiotics. Antibiotics are vitally important if your dog gets a bacterial infection and can even save your dog’s life, just like they have saved countless human lives. However, they

Read More »

Category: Gut Health

Image of a black pug looking up guiltily after farting

What Can I Give My Dog for Gas? Causes & Remedies

Gas in dogs is relatively common and if usually not a serious issue even though it’s unpleasant and can be embarrassing if you have guests over and they mistakenly think you cut the cheese in spite of you insisting that it wasn’t you. However, gas in dogs can be an indicator of a more serious

Read More »
Image of a pug wrapped up in a blanket

How Long for Probiotics to Alleviate Dogs Diarrhea

If your dog has diarrhea and you’ve given him or her probiotics to try to get them some relief, you may be wondering how long it takes for probiotics to alleviate diarrhea in dogs. The answer obviously isn’t going to be the same across the board for all dogs. There are many factors that go

Read More »
Image of two dogs standing on grass and smiling

What Kind of Probiotics are Good for Dogs?

If you’re looking to buy a probiotic product for your dog, you may be wondering “what kind of probiotics are good for dogs?” Probiotics are living microorganisms (bacteria/yeast) that are beneficial to humans and dogs. Probiotics come in strains. The most common species of probiotics are bifidobacterium and lactobacillus. In this article, you’ll learn about

Read More »
Image of a small dog on a couch laying down

Can I Give My Dog Probiotics While on Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are very important for dogs when the situation calls for using them. Dogs get bacterial infections and illnesses that can only be treated with antibiotics just like we do. Antibiotics can save your dog’s life. However, they do have some harmful side effects, so you shouldn’t give your dog antibiotics unless it’s absolutely necessary.

Read More »
Image of a brown dog laying on the ground

Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics for Dogs

You’ve probably heard of probiotics (living microorganisms that benefit their host), but what about prebiotics, which are lesser-known? Prebiotics are non-digestible fibers that promote healthy digestion and are a food source for probiotics. So in dogs, prebiotics help to form solid stools and allow probiotics to flourish. Read on to learn more about the difference

Read More »
Image of a small white and brown dog in a forest next to a tree

Probiotics for Dogs with Diarrhea

Diarrhea in dogs is relatively common and harmless for the most part. However, if you notice that your dog is having frequent diarrhea, it could leave them dehydrated or it could be a sign of a more serious condition or poor gut health in general. If your dog has diarrhea more frequently than normal, it’s

Read More »
Image of a german shepherd dog looking curiously into the camera

Probiotics for Dogs Side Effects

If you’ve given your dog probiotics, you may be wondering if there are any side effects. While probiotics are very beneficial for dogs overall, some dogs can experience minor side effects. The good thing is the benefits of probiotics far outweigh any minor side effects they may have and most dogs won’t show signs of

Read More »
Image of a beagle dog laying on a hardwood floor and a pillow looking tired or sick

Probiotics for Dogs with IBD

More and more studies indicate that there’s a connection between the health (or lack thereof) of the microbiome (the collection of microorganisms in the gut) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs. (1) There’s still a lot to be learned about what probiotics can do to improve the health of the microbiome and symptoms of

Read More »
Image of a golden retriever laying down on a hardwood floor looking up

How to Give Probiotics with Antibiotics for Dogs

We all want the best for our dogs. And you may notice that your dog is suffering from diarrhea and other symptoms after being put on antibiotics. Antibiotics are vitally important if your dog gets a bacterial infection and can even save your dog’s life, just like they have saved countless human lives. However, they

Read More »

Category: Gut Health

Image of a black pug looking up guiltily after farting

What Can I Give My Dog for Gas? Causes & Remedies

Gas in dogs is relatively common and if usually not a serious issue even though it’s unpleasant and can be embarrassing if you have guests over and they mistakenly think you cut the cheese in spite of you insisting that it wasn’t you. However, gas in dogs can be an indicator of a more serious

Read More »
Image of a pug wrapped up in a blanket

How Long for Probiotics to Alleviate Dogs Diarrhea

If your dog has diarrhea and you’ve given him or her probiotics to try to get them some relief, you may be wondering how long it takes for probiotics to alleviate diarrhea in dogs. The answer obviously isn’t going to be the same across the board for all dogs. There are many factors that go

Read More »
Image of two dogs standing on grass and smiling

What Kind of Probiotics are Good for Dogs?

If you’re looking to buy a probiotic product for your dog, you may be wondering “what kind of probiotics are good for dogs?” Probiotics are living microorganisms (bacteria/yeast) that are beneficial to humans and dogs. Probiotics come in strains. The most common species of probiotics are bifidobacterium and lactobacillus. In this article, you’ll learn about

Read More »
Image of a small dog on a couch laying down

Can I Give My Dog Probiotics While on Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are very important for dogs when the situation calls for using them. Dogs get bacterial infections and illnesses that can only be treated with antibiotics just like we do. Antibiotics can save your dog’s life. However, they do have some harmful side effects, so you shouldn’t give your dog antibiotics unless it’s absolutely necessary.

Read More »
Image of a brown dog laying on the ground

Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics for Dogs

You’ve probably heard of probiotics (living microorganisms that benefit their host), but what about prebiotics, which are lesser-known? Prebiotics are non-digestible fibers that promote healthy digestion and are a food source for probiotics. So in dogs, prebiotics help to form solid stools and allow probiotics to flourish. Read on to learn more about the difference

Read More »
Image of a small white and brown dog in a forest next to a tree

Probiotics for Dogs with Diarrhea

Diarrhea in dogs is relatively common and harmless for the most part. However, if you notice that your dog is having frequent diarrhea, it could leave them dehydrated or it could be a sign of a more serious condition or poor gut health in general. If your dog has diarrhea more frequently than normal, it’s

Read More »
Image of a german shepherd dog looking curiously into the camera

Probiotics for Dogs Side Effects

If you’ve given your dog probiotics, you may be wondering if there are any side effects. While probiotics are very beneficial for dogs overall, some dogs can experience minor side effects. The good thing is the benefits of probiotics far outweigh any minor side effects they may have and most dogs won’t show signs of

Read More »
Image of a beagle dog laying on a hardwood floor and a pillow looking tired or sick

Probiotics for Dogs with IBD

More and more studies indicate that there’s a connection between the health (or lack thereof) of the microbiome (the collection of microorganisms in the gut) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs. (1) There’s still a lot to be learned about what probiotics can do to improve the health of the microbiome and symptoms of

Read More »
Image of a golden retriever laying down on a hardwood floor looking up

How to Give Probiotics with Antibiotics for Dogs

We all want the best for our dogs. And you may notice that your dog is suffering from diarrhea and other symptoms after being put on antibiotics. Antibiotics are vitally important if your dog gets a bacterial infection and can even save your dog’s life, just like they have saved countless human lives. However, they

Read More »