In this episode, Dr. Megan Sprinkle and Dr. Mary Cope talk with Dr. Steve Lerner, a Senior Scientific Advisor at Chr. Hansen. Topics they discuss include what probiotics are, best practices for giving your pet probiotics, and the future of probiotic research.
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(01:02) How Dr. Steve fell in love with probiotics
(02:31) What exactly are probiotics?
(05:04) How probiotics help our digestive system
(08:29) Differences in probiotics made Easy
(11:25) How they choose the best probiotics for a particular purpose
(13:45) Dried versus wet versus refrigerated: What works best?
(17:37) How to find the right probiotic for your pet
(19:50) What probiotics can do for your pets
(24:13) Probiotics: Is there a difference between people and pets?
(27:58) Can you consume too many probiotics?
(38:04) The best way to give your pets probiotics
(42:01) What the future holds for probiotic research
(47:19) How technology changes so quickly