Have you heard of the nutritional benefits of probiotics? Did you know pets can take probiotics, too?
What are probiotics?
Probiotics are microorganisms (bacteria) that live in the intestines and aid in the proper digestion of food. The “healthy” bacteria also help to limit harmful bacteria colonies and boost the immune system.
When the beneficial microorganisms are depleted — due to illness, use of antibiotics, or another reason — digestive upset such as diarrhea, gas, and constipation can result.
Eventually, the healthy bacteria (also called “flora”) will recolonize — but that can take time. A faster, safe method of encouraging the growth of new digestive flora is through giving your pet probiotic supplements, such as Vetri-Mega Probiotic.
We have used Vetri-Mega Probiotic with success in stopping diarrhea and promoting normal, healthy digestion in pets.
What is in the bottle?
Each bottle holds 120 capsules containing several strains each of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium (both are beneficial bacteria), along with an important prebiotic – fructooligosaccharides (FOS).
Wait — what is a prebiotic?
Think of a prebiotic as food for the probiotic. The FOS in Vetri-Mega Probiotic helps the good bacteria to flourish in your pet’s intestines. In particular, the FOS stimulates the growth of Bifidobacteria.
If your pet has been experiencing diarrhea or constipation, your vet may recommend a probiotic supplement to assist in recovery.