Life Extension, Dog Mix, 3.52 oz (100 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Advanced Multi-Nutrient Formula
- For a Healthy Pet
Animals have unique physiological and structural systems and, therefore, need specific food and nutrients to remain in optimal health. No longer insignificant, household pets are now considered family members who require special attention. Filling the need, the pet food industry has grown tremendously over the years. But you have to wonder if you are getting the best nutrients for your dog or cat.
Thought to be derived from several wild species of mammals, dogs are domesticated carnivorous animals that now enjoy pride of place in American homes. “Man’s best friend” is a perfect companion who can live a long active life if properly cared for. Just like human beings, dogs need carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water in a balanced diet to stay healthy. Unfortunately, most dog foods are not necessarily ideal. In fact, there have been claims that some pet foods contain meat and other ingredients unfit for animal consumption.
Dogs can tolerate plant-based food ... but because they are essentially meat eaters, they need a good amount of meat protein in their diets for their unique systems. Like people, dogs suffer from the same conditions related to aging. So they may benefit from certain nutrients.
Carnitine is an essential nutrient biosynthesized from the amino acids lysine and methionine and found in meat. It is required for the transport of fatty acids into the mitochondria for the generation of metabolic energy, and is especially important for the cardiovascular system.1 Vitamin E also has been shown to be important for your dog's health.
So how can you be sure that you are giving your pet the best nutrition? Besides high-quality commercial foods that are nutrient-enriched, food supplements are the best way to ensure your pets are getting all the vitamins and minerals they need to live long healthy lives.
Life Extension’s Dog Mix is among the best products for protecting your pet’s health. Just two scoops per day provide the vitamins your pet needs to stay healthy and strong. Dog Mix contains significant amounts of high-grade nutrients usually reserved for the most expensive human supplements. It contains flavonoids, amino acids, antioxidants, probiotics, essential fatty acids, methylation enhancers, and more.
In fact, many commercial pet foods do not contain the vitamins, amino acids, phytonutrients, and advanced antioxidants found in Dog Mix. Life Extension pet supplements contain the same premium-grade nutrients used in the products consumed by Life Extension members.
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.
For dogs weighing 20 - 30 pounds, mix one scoop a day into your pet's food or a treat. Adjust amount according to weight.
Refrigerate after opening. Density may vary.
Flaxmeal, betaine anhydrous, l-carnitine l-tartrate, ascorbic acid, silica, d-alpha tocopheryl succinate, rosemary extract, thyme extract, sage extract, maltodextrin, alpha lipoic acid, riboflavin, Betatene [beta-carotene with mixed carotenoids (alpha carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin)], niacin, pyridoxine HCl, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine HCl, tomato, folic acid, Biomate LS-20 probiotic (l. acidophilus, l. casei, l. fermentum, l. plantarum, streptococcus faecium), methylcobalamin.
This product is not meant to replace veterinary care. Any animal not responding to nutritional therapy should be seen by a licensed, competent veterinarian. Always inform your veterinarian if your animal is taking a supplement.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
|Serving Size: 1 Scoop (approx 1.6 g)|
|Servings Per Container: About 62|
|Vitamin C||50 mg|
|Vitamin E||25 IU|
|Rosemary, thyme and sage extracts||30 mg|
|Pantothenic acid||2 mg|
|Vitamin B6||2 mg|
|Vitamin B12||10 mcg|
|Folic acid||500 mcg|
|Protein synthesis and Water Balance|
|Trimethylglycine (TMG) (as betaine anhydrous)||250 mg|
|Biomate 2 LS-20 probiotic concentrate ( Lactobacillus acidophilus, L. casei, L. fermentum, L. plantarum, Streptococcus faecium (providing 1.5 million CFU† at time of manufacture)||75 mcg|
|Vitamin A Betatene†||477 IU|
|Tomato (fruit)||2 mg|
|Glucose Metabolism and Longevity|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||5 mg|
|L-carnitine (as L-Carnitine L-tartrate)||50 mg|
|Essential Fatty Acids|
|Flaxmeal (Linum usitatissimum) (seed)||1100 mg|
|†Colony Forming Units|
iHerb Customer Reviews
MY 12 YEAR OLD PUP HAS HAD A LOT OF DIFFICULTY WITH HIS HIPS SINCE A BOUT OF LYMES DISEASE 5 YEARS AGO. HE WAS HAVING SO MUCH DIFFICULTY GETTING UP AND STANDING THAT I WAS AFRAID WE WOULD HAVE TO PUT HIM TO SLEEP. I STARTED GIVING HIM THIS ALONG WITH THE 'DOG GONE PAIN' PILLS (ALSO FROM IHERB) FOR SEVERAL WEEKS. THE IMPROVEMENT IS REMARKABLE! HE HAS BEEN GETTING UP ON HIS OWN WITH NO TROUBLE AND BUGGING US TO TAKE HIM FOR WALKS AGAIN-I'M VERY PLEASED WITH THIS PRODUCT!
amount for the money
Posted by Reviewer1975037 on Mar 12, 2015
The container is 3 1/2" high and there is 2" empty. Why is it that anything to do with a pet is so overpriced. Could it be that we, the owners, are so emotionally on the 'hook' that it's seen as an opportunity to gouge. Just like many vets do...not all, but many.
Posted by 4630873812344236820 on Jun 30, 2014
Brilliant mix, has done wonders for my 12 year old and the other 2helping with bones and theirs coats…..
This product cures my dog of frequent vomiting with its probiotic content inside
Posted by 5054240808452986073 on May 10, 2014
This product cures my dog of frequent vomiting with its probiotic content inside. This is my repeated purchase.
Posted by Reviewer2131215 on Nov 03, 2013
I have two Shih Tzu's, the first had terrible diarrhea after taking this once, the second seemed totally fine so I kept giving it to her. A week later the diarrhea appeared, very serious, for four days, nothing I could do to make it stop, even bleeding. I would say not for sensitive stomachs at all. Maybe it is because there are too many ingredients, whatever it's gone in the trash.
Posted by Reviewer1959078 on Oct 22, 2013
This has brought our 13 year old dog's vitality to a whole new level and rejuvenated her at least 4-5 years! Everyone can really notice the difference. Thank you life extension for making such a great product, they really are their name's worth with this one. I'm pretty sure your dog won't be disappointed either, so definitely give this product at least a try! If you liked this review please click "YES" below.