What is Sun Cured Miscanthus Grass Anyways?
Miscanthus is an all natural grass that is grown in Missouri and Arkansas (see picture below). Miscanthus is grain free, gluten free, all natural, non-GMO, mechanically processed without chemicals and not a byproduct. It's formal name is Miscanthus Giganteus and it originates from Asia. Miscanthus Giganteus is a C4 perennial grass that can grow 15 feet tall annually. The picture above shows what Miscanthus looks like when it's growing.
Why is Miscanthus Good for My Dog?
Miscanthus is great for animals because it is high in dietary fiber. Just like humans, the animals we care for need fiber to help aid in digestion of food. However, they do not have access to natural high fiber sources. Miscanthus has around 85% dietary fiber making it a superior alternative to other fiber sources. If grains have been taken out of your pet's diets and they are mainly eating raw meat based, chances are that the diet does not have enough fiber and needs miscanthus to help their intestines function properly.
What are prebiotics? Why does my dog need them?
Prebiotics are compounds in food that induce the growth or activity of beneficial microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. The most common example is in the gastrointestinal tract, where prebiotics can alter the composition of organisms in the gut microbiome.
What are probiotics? Why does my dog need them?
Probiotics are live microorganisms intended to provide health benefits when consumed, generally by improving or restoring the gut flora. Animals are full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called "good" or "helpful" bacteria because they help keep your dog's gut healthy.
What are enzymes? Why does my dog need them?
Enzymes are specialized proteins that are responsible for thousands of important functions in the body. One of their most important jobs is to break down and absorb nutrients from food.
Should my dog take this if he is on antibiotics for a stomach bug?
If your dog is on antibiotics or any other medication, please discuss with your veterinarian first. That said, the prebiotics and probiotics in Perfect Poop can help restore your dog's healthy gut flora after taking antibiotics.
How fast does this product work?
Depending on your dog's current condition and diet, Perfect Poop may take more or less time to have an effect. We recommend starting with a small amount and then gradually increasing till you notice results.
What about dogs with constant diarrhea? safe to use all the time?
If your dog has constant diarrhea, you should have them checked out by a veterinarian. You also may want to consider switching their diet (ask your vet).
Can I use Perfect Poop when switching food types?
Yes. Perfect Poop is great to use when switching food types. The added fiber, probiotics and enzymes can assist your dog's gut in acclimating to a new diet.
Is the package BPA free and resealable?
Yes. The Perfect Poop bag is BPA, resealable, water & air resistant, and made with the highest quality materials.
Does Perfect Poop product have more fiber than pumpkin?
Yes! The primary ingredient in PerfectPoop is Sun Cured Miscanthus Grass which has ~83.5% dietary fiber.