In a healthy dog, thousands of different microbes create a diverse and balanced gut microbiome. But when there aren’t enough beneficial microbes, or there are too many harmful ones, the gut microbiome stops working properly which can cause problems like diarrhea, gas, bad breath, or itchy skin.
Your dog's journey to a healthy 2022 starts with improved gut health!
Benefits of a Healthy Gut
How Healthy is Your Dog's Gut?
Disruptions in the gut microbiome can be caused by a variety of factors, including disease, age, diet, and medications—especially antibiotics. Since 2016, pet parents around the world have relied upon our veterinarian-recommened $75 DoggyBiome Gut Health Test to quickly identify imbalances in their dog's gut health. Our test comes with actionable insights and recommendations personalized for your dog to help restore and maintain their gut health.
Finally I Know What's Going On!
My dog had chronic intermittent diarrhea. The gut health test supplied me with info on which bacteria are present, which are missing, and in which amounts. Finally I know what's going on! I was able to address the imbalances, and his diarrhea is GONE! It told me exactly how to tailor his diet to his real needs, and don't have to keep guessing!
Angela R. - October 3, 2021
So far, so good! I was impressed that an Animal Biome rep talked to me on the phone for a half hour to go over my dog's gut biome results and walked me through changes I could make to his diet step by step - including but not limited to the gut restore supplement. We are on month two and so far his digestion seems a bit more regular and his poops more solid that previously. I will do another gut biome test at the end of two months to see how things look!
Erin B. - October 25, 2021
My 10 month old puppy was having G.I. issues for the past few months no matter what we gave her to eat and I mean high-quality food, she does not eat cheap anything, it would seem to run right through her most of the time. Put her on the recommended products from Animalbiome after testing and I’m telling you it cleared it up within 30 days.
Dan B. - October 10, 2021
Gut Health Test
Extremely valuable information, gives the opportunity to identify and correct imbalances in the gut causing havoc.
Kim C. - November 3, 2021
“My clients rave about DoggyBiome products.”
AnimalBiome has brought healing to a new level for pets at my holistic practice who are dealing with long term skin and digestive issues. Their professional reports and consults help with supplement and dietary recommendations for each pet which makes my job easier and my clients are raving about the results.
Dr. Sue Howell DVM, Thrive Wholistic Veterinary Care
"I Trust and Rely On DoggyBiome Testing"
I trust and rely on DoggyBiome testing to give me the most complete picture of my patient’s gut flora good and bad. Their extensive library of bacterial behaviors and functions helps me to guide diet modification, exercise programs, and if formal gut restoration will be helpful. The DoggyBiome testing really provides a piece of the puzzle for these difficult cases we otherwise would have neglected.
Dr. Dianna Drumm DVM, Animal Healing Center
"I Consider AnimalBiome an Invaluable Part of My Team"
With digestive issues being all too prevalent, I'm grateful to have access to healthy biomes that allow the restoration of my patients' gut flora and as a result their overall health. I honestly don't know what I would do if I couldn't test and treat in this way. With their passion for our animal friends' wellbeing and love of microbes and research I consider AnimalBiome an invaluable part of my team.
Odette Suter, DVM, Peak Animal Health Center
"AnimalBiome Has Been a Wonderful Resource"
I have used DoggyBiome's Gut Health Test analysis and Gut Retore FMT capsules with many patients over the last several years, and have seen remarkable improvements in canine and feline health over time, both in terms of food sensitivities and intolerances and skin conditions. The importance of a healthy microbiome is becoming more apparent every year, and AnimalBiome has been a wonderful resource. I highly recommend them.
Robin Woodley, DVM, CVA, Hawai'i Veterinary Acupuncture
Dealing with a Gut Health Issue?
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The Science of Gut Health Testing
A Gut Health Test can tell you a lot about what’s going on in your dog’s digestive system and even how to correct certain problems. By identifying all the different kinds of bacteria in your dog’s gut, microbiome testing can determine whether those different bacterial populations are present in balanced amounts when compared to the gut bacteria of healthy dogs. Those correct proportions are the key to a thriving, well-balanced microbiome.
Bacteria belonging to the genus Escherichia (a group that includes E. coli), for example, are beneficial members of the community when they make up less than 5% of a dog’s gut microbiome. But an overgrowth of Escherichia can cause diarrhea and other digestive issues. Bacteriophages (viruses that infect and kill certain strains of bacteria) that specifically target pathogenic strains of E. coli (such as PreforPro) can help to bring the digestive tract into better balance. The journal Antibiotics recently reported that such bacteriophages provide an effective alternative to antibiotic use in medical practice.
The Fusobacterium genus is also present in most healthy dogs. When these bacteria are missing, digestion can suffer, but high levels of Fusobacterium are also associated with digestive issues, particularly diarrhea, so moderation is key. Bacteria in the Fusobacterium family do best in protein-rich environments, so if your dog’s Gut Health Test shows a deficiency in this kind of bacteria, increasing the protein content of their diet may help. If the test shows that Fusobacterium levels are high, the addition of a small amount of prebiotic fiber (like inulin or psyllium husk) to the diet can help bring these levels down by supporting bacteria in the gut that make molecules that help fight inflammation.
A DoggyBiome Gut Health Test can even offer clues about the underlying reason for a dog’s diarrhea. Low levels of Coprococcus and Oscillospira bacteria in the gut, for example, are often observed in dogs with food allergies. Deficiencies in Faecalibacterium have been associated with IBD in dogs.