• Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog A Probiotic?

    4 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Everyone wants a magic bullet or something that will, in one fell swoop, stop aging or prolong life. As of yet, there is no one easy solution to all that ails us, but there are certain things when administered thoughtfully with professional advice may have some benefit.
    Probiotics may be one of these items. Probiotics are living organisms intentionally introduced to provide a beneficial effect. As far back as 1910, an early scientist named Elie Metchnikoff proposed that the probiotic diets of Balkan villagers allowed them to live longer than other groups 1. The villagers regularly ingested...
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