Protexin Veterinary is highlighting a new study, published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, which it says provides evidence that Pro-Kolin Advanced, an anti‐diarrheal probiotic paste (ADPP), can improve the clinical outcome of uncomplicated, acute diarrhoea in dogs.

107 dogs completed the randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial, which concluded that: "Treatment with anti‐diarrheal probiotic pastes (ADPP) compared to placebo in dogs with acute, uncomplicated diarrhea led to a decrease in the duration of diarrhea and a decrease in the requirement for additional medical intervention because of non‐improvement or deterioration."

Sophie Nixon, Veterinary Research Manager at Protexin Veterinary said: "Dogs with acute diarrhoea are presented to veterinarians on a daily basis yet the evidence base on which to identify appropriate treatment for these cases has been lacking."

James Kyffin, Veterinary Director at Protexin Veterinary said: "We are delighted to have published such a strong clinical study in one of the most well-respected veterinary journals, the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (JVIM).

"At ADM Protexin, we believe it is important to have products that are supported by published studies and the Pro-Kolin Advanced study represents one of the first of its kind looking at the benefit of a probiotic paste in dogs with acute diarrhoea.

"We hope this study will provide vets with the evidence they need to prescribe Pro-Kolin Advanced for their cases and give them the confidence not to dispense other medical management, like antibiotics, that may not be necessary."

The study can be viewed by following the link: 

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