proHibex® Chews For Dogs

Soft, tasty chews for dogs

To aid in the management of minor diarrhoea and episodes of dysbiosis.

Prohibex has the convenience of a triple approach to help restore normal gut function in one easy to give palatable soft chew for dogs.

  • Improves faecal consistency and binds unwanted substances
  • Enhances the endogenous microbiome
  • Improves GI cell health and integrity

Available in S-M (<25kgs) dog and L dog. (>25kgs). Ask for proHibex at your local vet clinic (does not require a prescription).

Fequently Asked Questions

How does proHibex help my pet?

Fast acting stool binding & bulking

  • Montmorillonite clay and Chia seed absorb liquid in the small and large intestine to bulk faeces 11,12.

Toxin binding

  • Montmorillonite clay & Active charcoal powder coconut absorb small sized molecules, such as toxins and impurities in the gut 13,14.

Natural microbiome support from bioavailable dietary fibre

  • Probiotic Bacillus velezensis C-3102 1,2,3,4.
  • Inulin is a prebiotic non-digestible oligosaccharide stimulating gastrointestinal mucus formation 6.
  • Beta glucan is a water-soluble fibre fermentable for intestinal microbes 6.
  • Sweet Potato & Rice bran contain naturally bioavailable dietary fibre, resistant starch, FOS, and beta glucan that are good nutrient sources for the microbiota 6.

Cell health, antioxidants

  • B. velezensis C-3102 metabolites, such as SCFA support gut microbiome 1,2,3,4.
  • Vitamin D3 & Calcium are associated with cell wall integrity 16.
  • Trace elements: Magnesium supports membrane integrity 17 & Potassium helps maintain normal levels of fluid inside the cell preventing dehydration 18.
  • Natural Vitamin E & Chia are antioxidants protecting the cell lipid layers 12.
  • Chia seed benefits mucus layer attached to GIT cell wall cells for bacteria to adhere.

Palatability

  • Pea protein

Dosage

proHibex S-M Chews (<25kg dogs)

<15kg dog: 1 chew, once daily for 3 days
15-25kg dog: 1 chew, twice daily for 3 days

proHibex L Chews (>25kg dogs)

>25kg dog: 1 chew, twice daily for 3 days

 

Read label instructions carefully prior to use.

References:

1. Schauf S et al. Effect of Calsporin® (Bacillus subtilis C-3102) addition to the diet on faecal quality and nutrient digestibility in healthy adult dogs. J Appl Anim Nutr 2019;7:e3; 1-8. 2. De Lima DC et al. Dietary supplementation with Bacillus subtilis C-3102 improves gut health indicators and fecal microbiota of dogs. Anim Feed Sci Technol 2020; 270 : 114672 . 3. Félix AP et al. Digestibility and fecal characteristics of dogs fed with Bacillus subtilis in diet. Ciência Rural 2010;40(10):2169-2173. 4. Paap PM et al. Administration of Bacillus subtilis C-3102 (Calsporin®) may improve feces consistency in dogs with chronic diarrhea. Res Opin Anim Vet Sci 2016 6(8): 256-260. 5. Batool M  et al. Nutritional Value, Phytochemical Potential, and Therapeutic Benefits of Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.) Plants 2022; 11: 1394. 6. Blanco-Pérez F et al. The dietary fibre pectin: health benefits and potential for the treatment of allergies by modulation of gut microbiota. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2021; 10;21(10):43. 7. Barnes J et al. Echinacea species (Ehinacea angustifolia (DC.) Hell., Echinacea pallida (nutt.) Nutt.,Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench): a review of their chemistry, pharmacology and clinical properties A review. J Pharm Pharmacol 2005;57(8):929-54. 8. Block KI et al. Immune system effects of echinacea, ginseng, and astragalus: A review. Integ Cancer Ther 2003;2(3):247-67. 9. Tanaka K et al. Interactions between vitamin C and vitamin E are observed in tissues of inherently scorbutic rats. J Nutr 1997; 127: 2060–2064. 10. Rabail R et al. An Intricate Review on Nutritional and Analytical Profiling of Coconut, Flaxseed, Olive, and Sunflower Oil Blends. Molecules 2021, 26, 7187. 11. Hatch C et al.  Water adsorption on clay minerals as a function of relative humidity: application of BET and Freundlich adsorption models. Langmuir 2012; 24;28(3):1790-803. 12. Khalid W et al. Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.): A therapeutic weapon in metabolic disorders. Food Sci Nutr 2023;11:3–16. 13. Wang M et al. Montmorillonites Can Tightly Bind Glyphosate and Paraquat Reducing Toxin Exposures and Toxicity. ACS Omega 2019; 4:17702−17713. 14. Zellner T et al. The use of activated charcoal to treat intoxications. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2019; 116: 311–7. 15. Amagloh FC et al. The Potential of Sweet potato as a Functional Food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Its Implications for Health: A Review. Molecules 2021;26,2971. 16. Bikle DD. Extraskeletal actions of vitamin D. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2016;1376(1):29-52. 17. Mathew AA and Panonnummal R. ‘Magnesium’-the master cation-as a drug—possibilities and evidences. Biometals 2021; 34, 955–986. 18. Udensi UK and Tchounwou PB. Potassium Homeostasis, Oxidative Stress, and Human Disease. Int J Clin Exp Physiol 2017;4(3):111-122.

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