Does my dog need to have supplements?

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Dog health issues are becoming an increasing concern. Shockingly, nearly 40% of all dogs experience common health problems, with a growing number suffering from more than one, and so, we’ve released our brand new line of supplements – Pupper Supps!

We put nutrition first

We believe that good health starts in the gut, by feeding our puppers nutritious food that nourishes them from the inside out. Each of our signature recipes have been carefully formulated by our co-founder and Integrative Veterinarian, Dr. Matthew Muir, alongside a team of Board-Certified Veterinary Nutritionists. These drool-worthy recipes offer a complete and balanced diet using 100% fresh human-grade wholefood ingredients. Chowing down on one of our lip-smacking bowls of lightly cooked food not only satisfies our puppers’ appetites but also provides you with peace of mind knowing that your furry family member is getting all the daily vitamins and minerals that they need.

So, does my pupper need supplements?

We’re glad you asked.

Supplements, by their nature, are supplementary. They are taken in addition to a complete and balanced diet for boosted health and wellness.

When we feel run down, we might reach for additional vitamin C to bolster our immune system, even if our diet already includes vitamin-rich food. That’s because we know that in certain times of ill health, we need to give our bodies an extra dose of the good stuff to help it do its marvellous thing.

The same goes for our puppers.

It’s important that they have a foundation of good health built from nutritious food. But if they suffer from a common ailment, a supplement can be a really effective way to supercharge their diet with targeted ingredients. Supplements can also be used as a nutritious preventative, to help prevent or slow the onset of disease or health issues.

For example, looking after your pupper’s oral hygiene isn’t just about keeping those gnashers pearly white, it’s important for their overall health throughout their entire life.

Did you know? 80% of dogs suffer from some form of periodontal disease by the age of 3.

So, whilst feeding them a wholefood diet and brushing their teeth regularly will minimise plaque build-up over time, more can be done. This is where a supplement can help you to address your dog’s dental issues or even prevent any future issues.

Our Dental Pupper Supps contains potent ingredients that boast oral antibacterial properties that help defend against tartar formation. It also contains a range of effective probiotics to balance digestive bacteria and address gut dysbiosis that can cause gingivitis. Plus, it contains natural deodorisers to keep their breath sweet not smelly.

Along with dental, our complete Pupper Supps range includes Digestion, Joint, Skin, and Calm.

Targeted preventative care

Prevention is always better than a cure, so they say. And we agree.

It’s always better to prevent an ailment than to treat ill-health. It’s why we vaccinate our puppers when needed and appropriate, trim their nails and hair, clean their ears and have bi-annual health check-ups at the vet. And it’s also why we passionately believe in a healthy, balanced, real, wholefood diet to nourish them from the inside out.

As we mentioned, supplements aren’t just about responding to an existing issue, they’re a fantastic addition to our preventive healthcare strategies to help ensure our puppers enjoy long, happy and healthy lives.

It’s what’s inside that counts

We take nutrition very seriously at Lyka and our supplements are unlike anything else on the market.

Each supplement has been specifically designed by our very own co-founder and Integrative Veterinarian, Dr Matthew Muir, alongside a team of expert Board-Certified Veterinary Nutritionists. Every ingredient has been deliberately chosen for its targeted health benefits and are added in high-potency therapeutic amounts for maximum impact.

We are proud to say that Pupper Supps are made from evidence-based, 100% human-grade whole food ingredients. There’s not a single artificial addition in sight and we adhere to strict Australian APVMA standards for HACCP food safety in our commitment to making the best food for our most important family members.

Pupper Supps are exclusively available to meal subscribers.

Need a sniff of approval?

Join the pack today with 20% off your first box.

Give your pupper a tongue-tingling taste test of your choice of recipes before you commit to a customised, regular plan.

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A picture our range of Lyka meals

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