The Best Ingredients
Amylase (also called alpha-amylase) is a digestive enzyme that breaks down large, insoluble carbohydrate molecules into smaller, digestible pieces. It is an important part of the digestive process in both humans and pets.
B-complex vitamins offer a wide range of benefits for both dogs and cats alike. They help improve heart, skin, and digestive health and also help prevent many uncomfortable symptoms caused by vitamin B deficiencies, weight changes, lethargy, and diarrhea or constipation.
Bacillus coagulans is a type of bacteria. It is used similarly to lactobacillus and other probiotics as "beneficial" bacteria.Bacillus coagulans can be used to treat pet diarrhea, gas, airway infections, and many other conditions.Research shows that Bacillus coagulans helps to increase immune system function and decrease harmful bacteria in the gut.
Bifidobacterium bifidum is a strain of probiotics that live in your pet’s small intestine and helps support better digestion. They help slow down diarrhea, improve food allergies, and even support your pet’s immunity.
Bifidobacterium lactis is another strain of probiotics for your pet commonly used for diarrhea, constipation, and irritable bowel syndrome. They may also help improve your dog’s mood, enhance their fur and skin appearance, and reduce bad, stinky breath.
Biotin, also called vitamin B-7, is one of the B complex vitamins. It is involved in a wide range of metabolic processes in pets primarily related to the utilization of fats, carbohydrates, and amino acids.
Bromelain is an enzyme that has potent anti-inflammatory properties for your dog. It’s also thought to be nature’s natural histamine, which can protect your pup’s immune system from nasty allergens.
Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and cats. It’s vital for healthy bones and teeth, proper muscle building and function, a strong heart, and a healthy nervous system. All this makes calcium one of the most important minerals to give to your furry friend.
Cellulase is a naturally occurring digestive enzyme that breaks down cellulose, the main element in plant cell walls and vegetable fibers. Cellulase helps to control your pet’s sugar blood levels and maintain an optimal cholesterol level. Another benefit of cellulase is that it eliminates toxic chemicals, free radicals and other harmful compounds.
Chamomile is a calming herb that has anti–inflammatory and soothing properties. It contains chemicals that relax smooth muscles and lowers blood pressure, which may help reduce anxiety in your pet.
Chondroitin combined with glucosamine is an important building block for cartilage growth. These ingredients work together to give your pet’s joints more protection so they can move as they wish with less pain and joint damage.
CoQ-10 is used to support proper heart and neurological function in cats and dogs. It also functions as an antioxidant, and therefore reduces pain and inflammation.
DHA & EPA
DHA and EPA are both omega-3 fatty acids that have powerful anti-inflammatory properties for your pet, which can reduce allergies caused by an overactive immune system. DHA may contain immunomodulatory properties which further strengthen your dog’s immune system so they can be as healthy (and happy) as possible.
Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is one of the most popular herbs worldwide. It is commonly used to boost the immune system of your pet. It’s also used to treat pain, inflammation, and other health issues.
The berries and flowers of elderberry are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost your immune system. They could help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart, too.
Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which reduce cytokines, the stimulators of inflammation. Besides promoting a healthy and silky coat, fish oil also reduces itchy and flaky skin and may relieve allergies. Plus, it supports your pet’s heart health and eases joint pain.
Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help your pet produce anti-inflammatories. It helps keep your furry friend’s coat moisturized and shiny and prevents your pet from suffering from dry, irritating, and itchy skin.
Folic acid is an essential vitamin for both dogs and cats that supports healthy DNA synthesis and red blood cell production, which provides your pet with the oxygen they need to support their daily energy requirements.
Glucosamine stimulates cartilage growth, thickens joint fluids, has anti-inflammatory benefits, and may slow down the progression of arthritis. This combination helps your furry friend experience less stiffness and discomfort so they can be as happy (and active) as possible.
Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant nutrient that is vital to your pet’s cell health, liver function and immunity. This antioxidant exists in every single cell of your pet's body, where it protects the minuscule but important energy machines called mitochondria.
Grape seed extract
Grape seed extract is a strong antioxidant that also has anti-allergen and anti-inflammatory properties. Grape seed extract is especially powerful for dogs with skin allergies. And while grape skin is toxic to dogs, grape seed extract is safe for all dogs.
L-tryptophan is a natural amino acid that’s been shown to ease dominance and territorial aggression and stress in dogs. It also helps elevate serotonin, which can help your furry friend handle separation and travel anxiety in a healthier way.
Lactobacillus acidophilus is another strain of probiotics that boosts the intestinal health of both cats and dogs. They also restore digestive functions and make your pet’s stools healthier.
Lactococcus lactis is another strain of probiotics that supports your pet’s gut health, reduces digestive problems, and supports immunity.
Lipase is a digestive enzyme released by the pancreas into the small intestine. It helps your pet absorb fat, which contributes to proper brain function, heart health, and eye health. Vitamins A, D, E and K can't be absorbed by your pet without fat.
Manganese is a micromineral concentrated in animal bones which plays a role in the health and maintenance of your pet’s bones and joint cartilage. It also aids in the production of collagen, which helps your pets move and jump with less pain.
Melatonin is a hormone which may help calm and soothe dogs with anxious behaviors. It may also help improve your pet’s mood and ease their hyperactivity, restlessness, separation anxiety, and other stress-inducing situations like fireworks and other loud noises.
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a naturally occuring supplement which works as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It rejuvenates your pet’s cells and heals their joints. MSM may help prevent and treat arthritis. And it also lowers your furry friend’s blood pressure, helping them absorb more nutrients.
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a herb used to promote liver health in dogs and cats.Other potential benefits include protecting your pet’s heart health by lowering cholesterol levels and helping in glucose control.
Omega-3 fatty acids are a powerful anti-inflammatory for dogs. It may help reduce agonizing symptoms of arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory prowess. And it helps your pup stay as active as possible so they can jump on your lap and give you huggs whenever they want.
Omega-6 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds. Omega-6 fatty acids can be good for your pet’s heart and appear to protect against heart disease.
Passion flower helps your pet’s body enter a calm and relaxed state by keeping their serotonin and dopamine levels high. Passion flower is particularly useful for separation anxiety and is even used as a stress reliever before surgery.
Perna canaliculus is a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that protects your furry friend’s cartilage and reduces their joint pain. It also may ease or prevent arthritis in your pet.
Pomegranate has antioxidant properties which can reduce normally occurring oxidative damage and that associated with certain disease states in your dog or cat. An extra benefit is its fiber content, which can aid in digestive health.
Potassium is a vital electrolyte for dogs and cats. It aids in the optimal functioning of electrical charges in your pet’s heart, nerves, and muscles and keeps them as healthy and strong as possible. It also boosts your furry friend’s metabolism, helping them digest and absorb nutrients faster.
Prebiotics are found in many fruits and vegetables, especially those that contain complex carbohydrates, such as fiber and resistant starch. These carbs aren't digestible by your dog or cat, so they pass through the digestive system to become food for the bacteria and other microbes in the digestive tract of your pet.
Probiotics are different than prebiotics in that they contain live organisms, usually specific strains of bacteria that directly add to the population of healthy microbes in your pet’s gut. Like prebiotics, you can take probiotics through both food and supplements. A single dose may include a particular strain of microbe or blend of microbes. Specific probiotic strains have been found to work better in treating different conditions your pet might have. There are many, many kinds of probiotics. For instance, there are more than 120 species of lactobacillus, and at least a dozen of them are used as probiotics. What's more, there are several other types of bacteria, each with dozens of species, making for a dizzying variety of available probiotics. And even when you select a kind of bacteria, the amount in a pet supplement can vary between brands and can impact the product’s effectiveness for your dog or cat.
Proteases (also referred to as proteolytic enzymes) is a group of digestive enzymes that break down protein. These enzymes are made by animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria. ... Proteolytic enzymes are used for a long list of conditions including cleaning wounds on your pet’s skin, help with digestion, pain and swelling, and many other conditions.
Pumpkin (powder or seeds) is recommended for pets because of its fiber content. It can combat constipation, diarrhea, and anal gland problems in dogs and cats. For cats, this extra fiber may help reduce hairballs, too. Adding a daily dose of pumpkin to your pet’s diet is known to help keep them regular. It can also help dogs and cats with indigestion or upset stomachs.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is an essential vitamin for your dog’s nervous system. Some anecdotal studies suggest it can also reduce anxiety by helping your pet’s nervous system function at an optimal level.
Turmeric root is a powerful anti-inflammatory, which can reduce several types of diseases and allergies caused by chronic inflammation. It also works as a natural pain reliever so your pup can feel healthier and happier every day.
Vitamin D3 is an essential nutrient that balances calcium and phosphorus. This helps your pet maintain healthy bones and muscles so they can stay as healthy as possible (and have more playtime with you).
Vitamin E is a nutrient that's important to your pet’s vision, reproduction, and the health of their blood, brain and skin. Vitamin E also has antioxidant properties.
Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil
Wild Alaskan salmon oil has anti-inflammatory properties which supports your pet’s skin and coat, aids in the healing of wounds, and may decrease the development of skin allergies that cause dry and itchy skin. You will see an improvement in your pet’s skin, regardless of age or breed. And it also supports brain, heart, and joint health.x
Yucca schidigera contains a high amount of saponins and polyphenolics, which help reduce joint inflammation. It also has a high antioxidant profile, which may help reduce joint problems.
Zinc, a nutrient found throughout your pet’s body, helps your pet’s immune system and metabolism. Zinc is also important to wound healing and your pet’s sense of taste and smell. Food sources of zinc include chicken and red meat.