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Ark Naturals

Gentle Digest

Gentle Digest

Item:  ARK010

  • Gentle Digest includes prebiotics and probiotics

  • Promotes growth of 'good' bacteria in the digestive system in dogs and cats

  • Aids in absorption of nutrients

  • Formulated by Dr. Nancy Scanlan, DVM and Dr. C. Leigh Broadhurst, PhD

100 Million CFU 60 Caps

MSRP $10.95
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Supplement Facts

Guaranteed Analysis: Each Capsule Contains

Bacillus Coagulans providing a minimum of 100 million CFU viable (live) spores (at time of manufacture)*.    
Crude Protein   1.47% MIN
Crude Fat   4.80% MIN
Crude Fiber   2.6% MAX
Moisture   5.75% MAX

*Not recognized as an essential ingredient by the AAFCO Dog/Cat Food Nutrient Profile.

Ingredients: Rice flour, dried chicory root, bacillus coagulans, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, gelatin.

For Dogs & Cats 12 weeks and older.

Feeding Directions:

  • Under 25 lbs. 1 capsule each day.
  • Under 50 lbs. 2 capsules each day.
  • Over 50 lbs. 3 capsules each day.

This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only.

Storage: Cap tightly, cool, dry location 75F/24C.


  • GMP Compliant
  • Veterinarian Recommended:

Shipping Weight

.10 lbs

  • Gentle Digest includes prebiotics and probiotics

  • Promotes growth of 'good' bacteria in the digestive system in dogs and cats

  • Aids in absorption of nutrients

  • Formulated by Dr. Nancy Scanlan, DVM and Dr. C. Leigh Broadhurst, PhD
Ark Naturals Gentle Digest provides a source of beneficial intestinal bacteria and also helps to encourage their growth. All mammals have numerous beneficial bacteria living in their digestive tracts (gut), including dogs, cats and humans. Various factors contribute to a change in the amount of beneficial bacteria in your pet's digestive system. Beneficial bacteria help to digest food and absorb nutrients.

Ark Naturals Gentle Digest Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Gentle Digest is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value and helpful product I appreciate the great value and quality of this product. I open the capsules and sprinkle the probiotic on my dogs' food when they appear to have some digestive irritation. This is easy to use and appears to be effective.
Date published: 2016-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gentle digest One of our dogs has serious sensitive stomach issues. We never could figure out what makes her vomit so much. So I tried these probiotics. Whatever it is, we're thinking she's just a nervous dog but it has made such a difference. She hardly ever vomits anymore. I would not even think of stopping
Date published: 2015-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saved a Feral Cat By happy coincidence, a twice abandoned cat came moseying into my yard several months ago. I judged her to be young as she was very slender.She had once been rescued, as noted by the ear clip, and then abandoned a second time, probably from a notorious pet torment about a block away. My guess is that she had been scavenging to stay alive. When I began feeding her, she manifested highly odoriferous gas emissions, and a too turgid belly. Gentle Digest saved my nostrils and her digestive system. If took about 2 months to get her to a normal state, and if I stop giving them, the problems return. Now we are down to 1/3 to 1/2 capsule per meal, which works well.(Otherwise she gets TOO hungry, and has a terrible complaint vocalization.) I'm very grateful for the efficacy of Gentle Digest. This is the first time I've ever had to use them with any pet, but this cat's background must have been non-nourishing. She is shiny, content and just right in weight.
Date published: 2015-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for my cats This product has helped my cats so much and the price is almost half of retail. Thanks Swanson
Date published: 2013-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from just started using it I have senior kitties with health problems. They are all indoor, so I like the idea of adding some greens. I wouldn't say they gobble it up, but I sprinkle just a little on their food and mix it in. I'm not using the full amount, and I have only had it for a couple of weeks, so it's too early to say whether it is having any effects, but I like the ingredients, and feel better about slipping some of this in their food.
Date published: 2013-03-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Gentle Digest I could not tell any physical differences in my dog from giving him this, and I did wait to reserve judgment until he had finished the whole bottle. Not to say that it wasn't doing something helpful, just that I couldn't see any visible changes. Just for my peace of mind, I'm using formulas from now on that include a much larger quantity and a bunch of different strains of bacterias.
Date published: 2013-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for pups If you feed a homemade raw or cooked food to your pup, this will help a lot.
Date published: 2012-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent for my dogs I have a 2 dogs with sensitive stomachs and this gentle digest seems to be better than expensive digestive enzymes I have purchased in the past.
Date published: 2011-07-07
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