K9 Choice Milk Thistle

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New K9 Choice Milk Thistle Liver Support For Dogs

100 mg milk thistle. 60 vegetarian capsules. 60 servings. Same exceptional quality as our Lignans for Life brand Milk Thistle, now under our K9 Choice Brand!
  • PROMOTES HEALTH - Milk Thistle promotes liver health and may support skin and coat health.  
  • SUITABLE FOR ADULT DOGS - Bottle contains 60, 100mg vegetarian capsules. 
  • QUALITY YOU CAN TRUST – Produced in a cGMP certified facility, which ensures that products are controlled according to quality standards. We carefully screen and select our raw materials for the highest standards of safety, efficacy, and consistency.
  • READY FOR A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE? – Our supplements are produced from natural ingredients. No Preservatives, No Gluten, Non-GMO.
What is Milk Thistle? Milk Thistle is found in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Milk Thistle belongs to the daisy family and has been used for protection of the liver for thousands of years. Silymarin, a component of milk thistle seeds, or milk thistle extract, is a flavonoid that provides antioxidants naturally. Our Milk Thistle Our new K9 Choice Milk Thistle for Dogs offers the same great product as our Lignans for Life Milk Thistle, with special instructions on dosage for dogs of all sizes. Our milk thistle supplement contains 100 mg of milk thistle, standardized to 80% silymarin. Each bottle contains 60 capsules. Research suggests that Silymarin (the flavolignans removed from milk thistle) and its antioxidant properties can be beneficial for dogs (5). Studies also suggest that milk thistle may support a healthy liver in dogs. Milk Thistle can be beneficial for dogs with elevated enzymes as this powerful herbal supplement combats oxidative stress and provides support for cell structure and growth. How much should I give my dog? Recommended dosage for healthy dogs is approximately 2 mg of milk thistle for each pound of dog's weight. For dogs with elevated liver enzymes and/or in need of extra liver support, you may give up to 10 mg per pound of body weight. Please consult your vet for dosage suggestions.
  • For dogs under 25 lbs, give 1/2 capsule per day.
  • For dogs 25-50 lbs, give 1 capsule per day.
  • For dogs over 50 lbs, give 1 1/2 to 2 capsules per day. Capsule can be administered whole using peanut butter, cheese, a pill pocket, etc. or capsule can be opened and sprinkled on dog's food.
What are the Benefits of Milk Thistle? Milk Thistle has been studied for its antioxidant properties that may support the liver(1). Other reported benefits of silymarin and milk thistle include their anti-inflammatory properties, which may support cell structure. Studies also imply that the active ingredients in milk thistle may support skin health. Milk Thistle also promotes detox and removes substances from the blood, helping maintain the normal balance of fluids and minerals within your dog's body. Are there any side effects of Milk Thistle? Very few side effects have been reported after using milk thistle. In rare cases, it may have a laxative effect, but such instances are uncommon. It is always important to consult your doctor or physician before starting any new supplement. Note: Another product to consider is SAMe for liver support. Milk Thistle and SAMe are often used together for added benefits. Click here to read about SAMe for dogs Research 1). Asghar Z, Masood Z. Evaluation of antioxidant properties of silymarin and its potential to inhibit peroxyl radicals in vitro. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2008 Jul;21(3):249-54. 2). Tamayo C, Diamond S. (2007). Review of clinical trials evaluating safety and efficacy of milk thistle (Silybum marianum Gaertn.). Integrative Cancer Therapies. 3). Joi A. Nichols, Santosh K. Katiyar (2010). Skin photoprotection by natural polyphenols: Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and DNA repair mechanism). Joi A. Nichols, Santosh K. Katiyar (2010). Skin photoprotection by natural polyphenols: Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and DNA repair mechanisms 4.) Gaby, Alan R. (2006). The Natural Pharmacy: Complete A-Z Reference to Natural Treatments for Common Health Conditions. 5.) Varzi HN, Esmailzadeh S., Morowati H. Effect of silymarin and vitamin E on gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in dogs. (2007). Journal of Veterinary P5. Varzi HN, Esmailzadeh S., Morowati H. Effect of silymarin and vitamin E on gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in dogs. (2007). Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 477-481. *Always consult your vet before giving dogs new supplements
Weight 1.5 oz
Dimensions 1.75 x 1.75 x 3.5 in

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Marianne Scannura
Milk Thistle

We started milk thistle on the recommendation of our vet for our older dog. Since she improved on it so quickly, we added it to our younger dog’s regimen in hopes that he would continue to live a healthier long life also.