Can your pet overdose on enzymes?

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Q: Can you accidentally give your pet too many enzymes? A: Vegetarian enzymes are very safe and there is no upper dosing limit. A surplus of digestive enzymes can be used by the body in various ways: Stored by the body for later use Used by the body as systemic enzymes (particularly those that digest […]

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How to choose a digestive enzyme for your pet

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Make sure to get a complete enzyme product that offers only vegetarian sourced enzymes. Avoid animal based enzyme products with names like pancreatin, ox bile, trypsin and chymotrypsin. These are old fashioned and are harvested by juicing the organs of pig and cow cadavers from slaughter houses. Pancreatic enzymes have an activity level limited to a […]

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How digestive enzymes work

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In our last article we discussed why digestive enzymes are important and in fact crucial to your dog or cat’s diet. This week we discuss: How Digestive Enzymes Work Each digestive enzyme works to digest something different. There are enzymes that break down fats, enzymes that break down carbohydrates, enzymes that break down protein, dairy, […]

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Why your pet needs digestive enzymes

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In the wild an animal’s diet contains: protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, probiotics and enzymes– at every meal. To keep our pets healthy and thriving, we give them the best quality pet food we can find. (For more information, see our last post, What Nutrients Do My Pets Need?) How can we make that commercially manufactured food […]

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Featured formula: Total-Zymes®

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  What is Total-Zymes®? Total-Zymes® is a digestive enzyme supplement formulated specifically for dogs and cats. Because the product is so versatile and of the highest quality, the product is safe for use on birds, bunnies, horses and even humans.  (Read the Article: What are “Human Grade” Pet Products?) What are digestive enzymes? Digestive enzymes […]

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