What should I expect when starting my dog or cat on Probiotic Miracle?
Every dog or cat is different of course, but normally, you should start to see a difference and improvement in your dog or cat's stool within the first week. In some cases, it is normal for your pet to have an increase in gas for the first several days while your pet's gut adjusts to the new bacterial balance. This is normal and healthy and will lessen with continued use.
Is Probiotic Miracle just for sick pet's?
It has been said that probiotics are more important than vitamins and should be taken daily! Senior dog's and senior cat's will definitely benefit from probiotic supplementation since healthy bacteria production is reduced in older age. However, puppies and kittens should include a probiotic supplement in their diets as a wellness program to ward off infections and reduce the chance of developing allergies. The intestine is your dog and cat's largest immune system organ, help support it the healthy way with probiotics.
What makes Probiotic Miracle the best choice for my dog or cat?
Probiotic Miracle is a concentrated probiotic formula that combines the latest research and clinical studies into one powerful formula. The probiotic strains in Probiotic Miracle have been selected specifically for the health needs of dog's and cat's. The probiotics in this formula are clinically proven to be able to pass through the stomach acid and bile to implant into the dog's intestine where the bacteria goes to work and multiply hundred fold. Probiotic Miracle is a concentrated formula that contains more CFUs per serving than other brands; this increases value and benefit to your dog and cat.
Will my dog or cat eat their food with Probiotic Miracle added?
Probiotic Miracle has virtually no taste! Also, since our probiotic formula contains no fillers, your dog or cat is unlikely to be able to detect anything is added to the food. The probiotic powder attaches well to dry or wet food when mixed.
**Do probiotics have any side effects? **
The probiotics strains contained in Probiotic Miracle® have no known side effects.
If my pet is on medication, can I safely use this formula?
It is safe to supplement probiotics with medication and RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY for pet's on medication. There are no known drug interactions and the ingredients do not alter the action of any medications. In fact, since antibiotics can actually wreak havoc on your pet’s immune system, taking probiotics along with medications can positively affect their health.
I already give my pet a multi-vitamin, why take this formula in addition?
Multivitamins provide general nutritional support to the body but only if you have enough good bacteria in your body to allow for absorption. Probiotic Miracle help support the body in cleaning out the system of toxins and improve nutrient absorption. It is becoming recognized by veterinarians all over the world that probiotics are an important addition to every dog and cat's diet.
** Is Probiotic Miracle an immune booster? **
Probiotics do not work like your typical immune booster. Probiotics help to establish the proper pH balance in your dog's body, allowing your pet’s body once again become healthy and fight potential disease and infection better than ever.
**Can I give Probiotic Miracle to my new puppies or kittens? **
Yes! In fact, probiotic supplementation is recommended for puppies and kittens for their developing immune systems. Probiotic supplementation has been found to support the immune system and help the animal to avoid developing allergies in later years.
**My pet is allergic to yeast and gluten, can I use this formula? **
Probiotic Miracle contains no yeast or gluten.
Is it necessary to refrigerate Probiotic Miracle?
Probiotic Miracle requires no refrigeration to maintain label claim potency. We guarantee 2 BILLION CFUs per 2 scoop serving at the time of expiration. Refrigeration or even freezing is not necessary but it will prolong potency if kept longer.
What is FOS?
FOS stands for Fructooligosaccharide; It is another name for it is inulin. FOS serves as a prebiotic; that is, the probiotics actually feed on the FOS and help them to produce more healthy bacteria.FOS is naturally occurring fiber from chicory root (not a chemical). In fact the body even produces it on its own.
Why is FOS included in Probiotic Miracle?
Most every comprehensive probiotic formula will include FOS because it increases the effectiveness of the probiotic. The general accepted knowledge by most probiotic experts is that FOS is not contraindicated in human or animal probiotic products. In fact, FOS typically decreases the "bad bacteria " counts by up to 50%Contraindications: There are no known contraindications, other then maybe producing gas if the dose is too high. The amount in Probiotic Miracle should not come close to doing this.FOS affects the host beneficially by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of bacteria in the colon. Specifically, In vitro tests have found that FOS is an excellent selective growth media and energy substrate for Bifidus bacteria. These bacteria have been shown to inhibit the development of a number of harmful strains. The results of these studies have been confirmed in numerous clinical human studies as well .This is why FOS is actually found in the most advanced probiotic formulas, and why it is in Probiotic Miracle.
How long can I store Probiotic Miracle?
Probiotic Miracle is the only probiotic supplement that guarantees efficacy for up to 1 year after the date of manufacture (when stored at room temp/below 75 degrees F. Other products will only guarantee their product "at time of manufacture". We supply our product with an overage of probiotics, combined with unique manufacturing processes that allow us to make this special guarantee.Depending on the time of year of your order, you can expect the product you receive to have 9-12 months before the "Best By" date. After that time, it is still safe to use the product as there are no additional ingredients in the formula subject to spoiling.