Got questions about your dog or cat's digestive issues? we have answers: ANSWERS™ Raw Goat Milk.

Raw goat milk is chockfull of natural nutrients including enzymes and fatty acids that dogs and cats need. It's also rich in lactase, the enzyme required to digest lactose, which makes it great for dogs and cats of all ages, not just puppies and kittens without a mom. It's easily digestible and tolerable even to those with sensitive digestive systems.

Why raw milk? Pasteurization destroys enzymes, many vitamins, and beneficial bacteria.

Why goat milk? Goat milk is a great source of probiotics and protein, plus it's rich in lactase, the enzyme required to digest lactose, which makes it great for dogs and cats of all ages. The protein is easily digestible and tolerable even to those with sensitive digestive systems. Goat milk also contains a higher level of carotene, which has been be found to help prevent cancer. Additionally goat milk also helps alkalinize the blood stream  because it's high in the amino acid L-glutamine. And because it contains a group of alkaline minerals, it doesn't produce acids in the GI tract.

How are the probiotics different? The beneficial bacteria, also known as probiotics, are not isolated. Instead they arrive in the digestive system in their natural state, which means that the natural milk fat protects them as they travel to the intestine. Live bacteria is the key to healthy GI flora population.

Why ANSWERS Goat Milk? ANSWERS milk comes from grass-fed goats. Milk from grass-fed animals contains a higher concentration of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). CLA has been shown to inhibit yeast, particularly Candida albicans, overgrowth.

Is raw milk safe? Very safe. Raw milk today must meet stricter bacteria count standards than pasteurized milk.

The milk is frozen. How should I thaw it? Unlike most frozen foods, it's best to thaw ANSWERS goat milk on your countertop, ideally overnight, but certainly out of direct sun. The beneficial bacteria will begin to multiply at room temperature, and that's okay. If you want to thaw ANSWERS in the fridge, plan on it taking three days. Either way, you'll want to thaw the carton completely, then shake, before serving.

ANSWERS Goat Milk is not a cure-all for all every type of digestive issue. Consult with your holistic/integrative vet for chronic digestive problems.