MicroBiome Therapeutics Partners with PetGiftz to Market First Clinically-Tested Prebiotic for Dogs Engineered to Modulate the Gut Microbiome

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MicroBiome Therapeutics Partners with PetGiftz to Market First Clinically-Tested Prebiotic for Dogs Engineered to Modulate the Gut Microbiome

MicroBiome Therapeutics, LLC, a leading company applying the science of the gastrointestinal (GI) microbiome to promote health and wellness, today announced a cooperative marketing agreement with PetGiftz, an innovative online retailer of premium pet products, to market a dietary supplement for dogs formulated with its BiomeBliss® prebiotic. BiomeBliss is a patented, first-in-class prebiotic supplement specifically developed to nourish and support a healthy gastrointestinal (GI) microbiome‒the trillions of gut bacteria that can affect digestive health, hunger, metabolism and immune function.

Under the terms of the non-exclusive agreement, PetGiftz will market the BiomeBliss-formulated prebiotic under its Over the Moon Pets brand, an online source of natural and health-promoting products for dogs. Two rigorous clinical studies show BiomeBliss is safe and helps control hunger, promotes regularity and supports overall health of the GI microbiome. Study results also show BiomeBliss helps maintain healthy mealtime blood sugar levels when already in the normal range.*

BiomeBliss was originally developed to promote GI and digestive health in humans. However, a growing body of research shows that there are many similarities between humans and dogs in the composition and functioning of the GI microbiome and in its response to diet.1 Additionally, scientists now understand that the lack of diversity in modern diets—be it in humans or dogs—can adversely impact the microbiome, potentially contributing to digestive issues and metabolic disorders. BiomeBliss is specifically formulated to provide certain prebiotics and micronutrients needed to support a healthy GI microbiome that are often missing in contemporary diets. Formulated as a good-tasting powdered supplement, BiomeBliss is easy to add to food or liquids.               

MicroBiome Therapeutics CEO, Dale Pfost, PhD, notes, "BiomeBliss reflects almost a decade of research and product development. We are proud to partner with PetGiftz to make our scientifically formulated prebiotic microbiome modulator available for dogs. BiomeBliss' benefits are supported by pharmaceutical-quality, peer-reviewed clinical studies, and we look forward to working with the PetGiftz team to increase awareness and uptake in the pet community."

Reports suggest that a lower diversity of bacteria species in the microbiome is associated with higher body weight, reduced production of beneficial short chain fatty acids, and increased gut permeability ("leaky gut"). Contemporary companion animal diets often lack the nutrients needed to maintain microbiome diversity. BiomeBliss is designed to provide the essential prebiotic micro-nutrients that may be lacking.

Joshua Sokolow, CEO of PetGiftz, comments. "We are committed to providing our growing customer base with the most innovative and highest quality products for their pets. We are thrilled to be the first to market BiomeBliss, the first clinically-tested prebiotic specifically targeted to dogs."

BiomeBliss is a natural, tasty berry-flavored powder that mixes easily with food or water. Made with nutrients isolated from blueberries, agave and oats, BiomeBliss supplies key prebiotics to the gut microbiome that are typically missing from the diets of dogs and other companion animals:

  •      Inulin from plants provides nutrients that nourish and expand microorganism populations
  •      Polyphenol antioxidants from blueberries shift the growth and activity of certain bacteria associated with a healthy microbiome
  •      Beta-glucan from oats protects the mucosal lining of the gut and supports the immune system.*

For more information or to order Over the Moon Pets BiomeBliss, click here.

  • Claims made regarding BiomeBliss have not been reviewed by the FDA. BiomeBliss is not intended to treat, prevent or cure disease.

1- Coelho et al. Microbiome (2018) 6:72 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-018-0450-3

About BiomeBliss                                                                                                     

BiomeBliss® is a patented prebiotic dietary supplement designed to nourish, shift and protect the gut microbiome. An easy-to-administer powdered mix, BiomeBliss is made from natural plant-based ingredients. Clinical test results show BiomeBliss helps control hunger, promotes regularity, supports overall gut health and helps maintain healthy mealtime blood sugar already in the normal range. BiomeBliss is vegan, non-genetically modified and low in calories.

About MicroBiome Therapeutics

New Orleans-based MicroBiome Therapeutics LLC (MBT) is developing products aimed at promoting a healthy GI microbiome by altering microbial activity and the environment in the gut to help balance and optimize the GI tract. MBT's microbiome modulators are specifically designed to nourish and nurture the growth of healthful gut bacteria.  MBT's first product, BiomeBliss®, is a unique dietary supplement that has been tested in two clinical trials and is available at BiomeBliss.com. For more information, visit mbiome.com

About Petgiftz                                                                                                                     

PetGiftz is an online retailer, manufacturer and brand preservation specialist selling pet products on Amazon and other e-commerce platforms including their own site  PetGiftz.com. Founded in 2013 as an online retailer selling high-quality, mostly organic and human grade pet products sourced in the U.S., PetGiftz is dedicated to finding the highest quality products for our customers. The PetGiftz team focuses on designing and producing pet products, conducting research, managing more than 1,000 SKUs on e-commerce platforms and advising companies on e-commerce strategy and tactics.

About Over the Moon Pet Products                                                                                 

Over the Moon Pet Products (OTM Pets) was established with the goal of finding and manufacturing the best products for our four-legged friends. We pride ourselves in being 100% USA-made and sourced, never cutting corners on quality or nutrition. Our products are all natural and never contain additives, preservatives or fillers. You can find our products on Amazon.com. For more information, visit otmpets.com.

MicroBiome Therapeutics, Gertrude Pfost, gpfost@mbiome.com

PetGiftz, Josh Sokolow, Josh@petgiftz.com, (954) 646-8722

Media Contact: Barbara Lindheim, BLL Partners, LLC, 917 355-9234, blindheim@bllbiopartners.com

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