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Probiotics for your Pet

Keeping your pet’s gastrointestinal (GI) system running optimally is one way to help keep them healthy. One way to potentially improve your pet’s digestive health is to offer them a daily probiotic supplement. We have several options available for probiotic supplements – Probiotic 8 Plus and Probenz from Omega Alpha, Fortiflora Canine and Feline from Purina and Florentero from Aventix.

Omega Alpha Probiotic 8 Plus (available in a 500g and 1kg size)

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  • Supports and maintains a healthy GI system
  • Helps with digestion, relief of gas/bloating
  • Not recommended for use with pets that are hyperthyroid, diabetic, or pregnant.
  • Contains no corn or wheat

Omega Alpha Probenz-VM (available in a 150g and 310g size)

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  • Supports and maintains a healthy GI system
  • Soothes the GI tract
  • Helps to digest all groups of food
  • Enhances absorption of nutrients
  • Promotes healthy bowel movements
  • Contains probiotics, digestive enzymes (including protease, amylase, lipase, lactase), flax seed (soluble fibre), kelp (reduce harmful bacteria), guar gum, jerusalem Artichoke (support beneficial bacteria) brewer’s yeast, marshmallow root (used in gastritis, colitis), spirulina (support gut immune system), slippery elm bark and citrus bioflavonoids (antioxidant, anti-inflammatory)
  • Contains no dairy, corn, wheat or gluten
  • To be used with caution in pregnant and hyperthyroid pets
  • Due to the content of amylase, lipase and protease, it is not recommended to use in pets undergoing testing for pancreatitis as these enzymes can alter the blood testing results

PVD Fortiflora Canine and Feline Formulas

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  • Each packet contains a minimum of 1×10*8 CFU/g
  • Useful in cases of acute enteritis, diarrhea associated with microflora imbalance and diarrhea associated with stress/antibiotics/diet change
  • Helps to restore proper fecal quality in puppies and kittens
  • Promote a strong immune system
  • Enhances the palatability of the food it is mixed in
  • Aids with flatulence in dogs
  • Does contain animal digest (contains pork and chicken- not recommended for pets with allergies to these proteins)

Florentero Paste

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  • Comes in a 15 mL easy to dose syringe
  • Can be used for dogs, cats and rabbits
  • Does not contain clay, wheat, barley, dairy, artificial preservatives, colourings or sweeteners
  • Contains 2 prebiotics, 3 probiotics, and several B vitamins (B1, B2, B6) to help promote a healthy GI tract
  • Not for use in puppies/kittens under 4 weeks of age

If you think a probiotic supplement would benefit your pet, please ask. We will help you find the probiotc product that would be the right fit for your pet.