Milk Thistle is a powerful herb that’s been used by humans for thousands of years. The active ingredient, silymarin, has been shown through scientific studies to possess strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and detoxifying properties. It also promotes cellular regeneration and repair.
This supplement by NHV Natural Pet Products uses 100% natural milk thistle to support dogs through liver and kidney conditions in addition to conventional treatment by their veterinarian.
Liver Support Benefits
- Supports and strengthens
- Regenerates the liver
Kidney Support Benefits
Milk thistle improves kidney function due to the damage from:
- Using pharmaceutical medications
- Radiation therapy
- Various infections
Cancer Support Benefits
The extraordinary antioxidant properties of milk thistle for dog extract acts to:
- Scavenge free radicals
- For dogs undergoing chemotherapy, helps detoxify the body
Other Ailments Milk Thistle May Benefit
About Milk Thistle
The scientific name for milk thistle is Silybum Marianum. It’s also referred to as wild artichoke and holy thistle.
Using Milk Thistle for Dogs
Milk thistle for dog liver support can be used in conjunction with conventional treatments and is glycerin based and safe for long-term use. You can read more about the benefits of using milk thistle on Dr. Hillary Cook’s blog.
At NHV, all of our products including milk thistle for dog kidney support are plant-based and make excellent preventative support for many health conditions. If you have questions on milk thistle for dogs or any of our holistic supplements, you can ask an expert at NHV because we put your pet first when it comes to health and healing naturally.
- item number
- 0.70 LBS
- 3.4 fl. oz. (100ml)
- life stages
- adult, senior, puppy
- made in
- 100% natural, organic milk thistle seed extract
Pet's Weight Dosage
To be taken twice daily. All NHV supplements are designed to be used together, and can, therefore, be given at once for convenience.
Select your pet's weight to determine the correct dose.
To be taken twice daily. Determine your pet’s weight and then use the easy chart below to determine the correct dose. This is the minimum dosage.
Pet's Weight Dosage
0 - 15 lb = 0.5 ml
16 - 30 lb = 1.0 ml
31 - 45 lb = 1.5 ml
46 - 60 lb = 2.0 ml
61 - 75 lb = 2.5 ml
Over 75 lb = 3.0 ml
How to Administer
Shake well before use. The easiest method is to use the dropper provide and places the drops into your pet’s food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the pet’s mouth.
Some pets can be finicky, if this occurs consider hiding the drops in foods most pet’s love such as fish, chicken or yogurt or a favourite treat. If your pet only eats dry food then soak a few kibbles at feeding time.
For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and wellbeing of your pet and are safe for long-term use. Every pet responds to natural herbal supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.
Cautions and Contraindications
Do not use Milk Thistle in pregnant or nursing animals. Speak to your vet before using our products. A second visit is recommended if your pet’s condition does not improve, or deteriorates after continued use of the supplements.
All information provided by NHV Natural Pet Products is for educational purposes only.
What is the silymarin content of NHV Milk Thistle?
NHV Milk Thistle contains between 80-90% silymarin, the active ingredient of the Milk Thistle plant, and the beneficial compound in Milk Thistle for Dogs.
Is the Milk Thistle used organic?
We use organic Milk Thistle seed in our herbal remedy for pets. The Milk Thistle supplement does not contain any additives or preservatives. It's totally natural.
Can I use this as a prevention supplement?
Milk Thistle is an excellent, everyday preventive supplement. Every pet would benefit from regular use of Milk Thistle.
How much milk thistle should I give my dog? Is it possible to give dogs too much milk thistle?
The dose of our Milk Thistle is based on weight, given twice daily as follows:
- Under 15 lb = 0.5 mL
- 16 - 30 lb = 1.0 mL
- 31 - 45 lb = 1.5 mL
- 46 - 60 lb = 2.0 mL
- 61 - 75 lb = 2.5 ml
- Over 75 lb= 3.0 ml
Milk Thistle is a very safe natural supplement. while it is possible to give too much, it would have to be an exceptionally high dose.