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Bacillus subtilis bacteria probiotic boosts dog digestion

Addition of a commercially available Bacillus subtilis probiotic may improve the digestive health of dogs compared to a diet without the additive.
The makers of Calsporin, a strain of Bacillus subtilis, and University of Zaragoza, Spain collaborators published evidence that Bacillus subtilis improves fat and carbohydrate digestibility in dogs’ guts.
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Peruvian pet owners keep buying therapeutic after success

Although superpremium, therapeutic pet foods cost far more than conventional varieties, Peruvians are willing to pay more to keep their pets healthy.
In Peru, demand has been steady and growing for dog and cat foods that address conditions ranging from skin irritation and allergies to kidney problems.
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