October 14, 2015

What is a prebiotic?

A prebiotic is a compound, often a  sugar, that provides nutrition for the beneficial bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract.

What is a probiotic?

 A probiotic is an ingested substance, often a bacteria, that provides support to the gastrointestinal tract.  Bacterial probiotics are commonly used to populate the gastrointestinal tract with healthy bacteria.

Why prebiotics and probiotics?

October 14, 2015

Why L-lysine?

Lysine supplementation supports ocular and respiratory health in cats suffering from chronic conditions.  Lysine may be used in conjunction with other supportive modalities.

What is L-lysine?

Lysine is an amino acid providing support for conditions responsive to lysine supplementation.

Is L- lysine harmful to dogs?

While not harmful, there is no indication of benefits to dogs.

What are some indications for L-lysine?

October 2, 2015

Dr. Jim Lowe received is Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Having practiced for eighteen years in locales from Texas to Montana, he realized that a technical services position would offer him a much broader platform to educate pet owners regarding the care of their companions.