Probiotics for dogs: Do they work?

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are live microorganisms that are similar to the "good" bacteria that naturally live in your dog's gut.

Do probiotics work for dogs?

There is some evidence that probiotics can be beneficial for dogs, but more research is needed.

Improved gut health

Probiotics can help to improve gut health by increasing the number of "good" bacteria in the gut.

Better digestion

Probiotics can help to improve digestion by helping to break down food and absorb nutrients.

Stronger immune system

Probiotics can help to strengthen the immune system by fighting off harmful bacteria.

Improved skin health

Probiotics can help to improve skin health by reducing inflammation and itching.

Potential risks

Probiotics can cause side effects in some dogs, such as diarrhea, gas, and bloating.

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