Gut health is a crucial component of a pet's long and happy life. Nom Nom encourages you to learn about your pet's microbiome.
We share a significant portion of our lives with pets: sloppy kisses, food scraps, exercise, and sleeping space. Humans and pets have a closer relationship than we initially thought, especially when it comes to the bacteria that live in their gut.
Dive in to the world of probiotics, and learn what they are and how they can influence our health and the health of our pets.
Antibiotics have a complex relationship with the gut of our furry friends, while probiotics support a healthy gut and overall wellness. Probiotics may just be the missing element needed to help moderate the relationship between antibiotics and the gut.
Animal intestines are a haven for microbes—and imbalance in the types of bacteria that live there is linked to gastrointestinal disease. Evidence shows that using probiotics could help your pet keep a healthy microbiome and help their symptoms.
Here’s exactly what to look for before you bend down to clean up after your pet, so you can help your furry best friend live their healthiest and happiest life.
Fiber is a component of food that most animals cannot digest, but their gut bacteria can. It is linked to numerous health benefits but it also plays an important role in keeping the microbiome happy and healthy.
Imbalances in the types of microbes that live in animal guts may contribute to your pet’s reaction to dust, pollen, and food. A simple change in diet—and probiotics with beneficial bacteria—could help your pet feel better.
Bacteria can protect animals from infection by many different pathogens. The microbiome acts as a protective barrier, outcompeting potential invaders for nutrients. When pathogens such as Giardia bypass this protection, your pet may experience shifts in their microbiome.
A collection of definitions for common microbiome terms and other relevant phrases.
A thriving community of microorganisms live in and on your pet. They come in all shapes and sizes, and inhabit every corner of the Earth. In this article, you’ll learn the basics about bacteria.
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