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Probiotics: Nature’s Best-Kept Secret in Pet Supplements

Pet owners seek out supplements for their pets for a variety of reasons, but the ultimate goal is always the same: to improve their pet’s overall quality of life and happiness. However, not all supplements are completely necessary or beneficial to your pet’s health. Probiotics are typically associated with digestive or gut health, but targeting that area can lead to improved overall health and even fix other problems your pet may be experiencing. Intesto-Guard™ is committed to educating pet owners everywhere about the natural advantages of probiotics and, in turn, help pets lead healthier‚ happier and stronger lives.

The Power of Probiotics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), probiotics are defined as live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Similar to those found naturally in the intestines, the live microorganisms in probiotics help maintain balance in the digestive tract. Once consumed, they inhibit harmful pathogens from colonizing in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. As a result, pet probiotics are most commonly used to help relieve acute or chronic diarrhea and other GI problems. However, studies have shown that certain probiotics can help boost the immune system and even protect your pet against diseases.

So How Does It Work?

It all comes down to balance. Under natural conditions pets, as well as humans, develop and retain populations of good and bad gut microflora within the GI tract that help make up a healthy gastrointestinal system. This critical balance can be disrupted by stressful situations, such as boarding or traveling, abrupt diet changes, dietary indiscretion, antibiotics, parasites and many other factors. Consequently, harmful bacteria will outweigh the balance of beneficial bacteria and cause diarrhea or other negative side effects. Probiotics resolve this imbalance by boosting the number of good bacteria and helping it compete for nutrients and intestinal binding sites while helping the immune system fight off pathogens. At the same time, it also helps to control the number of harmful bacteria. Once the system’s natural bacterial balance is restored, diarrhea should cease and stools should return to normal.

Pet probiotics can be used both preemptively, prior to boarding or during a diet change, to help prevent the disruption of the normal bacterial composition in the intestines or after the onset of diarrhea to provide recovery support. However, we believe all pets can benefit from a daily probiotic pet supplement.

The gut is the largest immune organ in the body and contains approximately 70% of all immune cells. Thus, keeping a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria is vital for your pet’s overall well-being. Supplementing your pet’s diet with probiotics can make all the difference in the world between living with a chronically ill pet and living with a healthy, active and happy pet.

Intesto-Guard™ — It Just Works!

Intesto-Guard’s prebiotic, probiotic and antibody (PPA) formula is 100% free of animal byproducts and has everything your pet needs to get well and stay well. Shop our products and provide the most comprehensive, natural protection against common diseases for your young and mature pets today! For more information, email us at info@intesto-guard.com or call via WhatsApp at 563-231-7999.

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