The Roles of Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics for Dogs

You know, a lot of dogs these days have tummy troubles, and it’s often because of things like poor diet, stress, and all the stuff going on around them. Giving them prebiotics and probiotics can really help their gut bounce back and keep them feeling great. And then there are postbiotics—they’re like the good stuffContinue reading “The Roles of Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics for Dogs”

Fermented Veggies for Dogs: Good or Bad?

Fermented veggies for dogs can be beneficial. Like us, dogs can benefit from incorporating vegetables into their diet. But how are they beneficial? And what’s the big deal about fermented veggies? Should Dogs Eat Veggies? Do you remember when you were growing up and your mother always told you to “finish eating your vegetables, orContinue reading “Fermented Veggies for Dogs: Good or Bad?”

Saccharomyces Boulardii For Dogs

You’re accustomed to reading about probiotic microorganisms that improve the digestive health of your dog by displacing harmful bacteria. However, there is also probiotic yeast. Friendly yeast Saccharomyces Boulardii functions as a probiotic. Its claim to fame is that it is a probiotic that aids in the management of diarrhea, particularly diarrhea brought on byContinue reading “Saccharomyces Boulardii For Dogs”

Understanding the Gut Microbiome

In both humans and animals, gut health and the microbiome have recently received a lot of attention. While the human microbiome is still a relatively new scientific subject, our understanding of it is fast evolving, and veterinary studies aren’t far behind. Our dogs’ distinct intestinal flora appears to have an impact on much more thanContinue reading “Understanding the Gut Microbiome”

Natural Remedies for Nausea in Dogs

Everyone has been queasy, whether it was as a result of something we ate, a medication’s adverse effect, or even nausea that comes with a headache. If you’ve ever felt queasy, you’ll know that we’re not our best selves when we’re sick; it can impair our appetite, mood, and behavior. Our dogs can also sufferContinue reading “Natural Remedies for Nausea in Dogs”