Ark Naturals Gentle Digest 60 Capsules For Dogs and Cats Promotes Growth of 'Good' Bacteria in Your Pet's Digestive System NASC Certified Made in the USA For Dogs & Cats 12 weeks and older. Gentle Digest provides bacillus coagulans (sourced from a human ingredient supplier) and Chicory a recognized prebiotic. Gentle Digest uses live microencapsulated spores that are resistant to gastric acids and efficient delivery to intestinal tract. Chicory (a source of FOS) acts as a 'fertilizer' and helps increase the growth of good bacteria. Occasions to Use Gentle Digest To support intestinal balance and a healthy immune system. Helps occasional issues of diarrhea and or constipation Helpful for periodic issues with gas and flatulence. Helps support digestion and absorption of critical nutrients. Helpful for Sr. pets and pets under stress. Helps maintain optimal health in pet's ear canal. Veterinarian Formulated and Recommended: Ark Naturals products are formulated and recommended by Dr. Nancy Scanlan DVM and Dr. C. Leigh Broadhurst PhD.