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Bestie Skin: Thera-Chews™️ for Itchy Skin

Bestie Skin is a therapeutic mini chew, that can help reduce itchy skin.

Each therapeutic chew has a powerful blend of amino acids, pro and postbiotics, Chinese herbs and algal extracts. 

  • Algal extracts for immune responses
  • Chinese herbs for soothing
  • Pro and postbiotics for gut-skin link

It works by:

  • Improving gut health.
  • Reducing oxidative stress.
  • Reducing skin irritation.

But it's also yummy and gummy! And the perfect size for small and older dogs. Thera-Chews™️ are the small chews for small dogs!


    Size: 60 chews

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    • Algal extracts for immune responses
    • Chinese herbs for soothing
    • Pro and postbiotics for gut-skin link

    Highly therapeutic formula, based on research

    Bestie Skin per 5g

    • 400.5mg olive fruit extract
    • 325.5mg Algimun algae extract
    • 79.5mg Chinese liquorice
    • 79.5 Chinese Foxglove
    • 79.5 White Peony
    • 12mg Lactobacillus rhamnosus 400bn cfu/g
    • 12mg Lactobacillus paracasei 400bn cfu/g
    • Plus other whole food ingredients:
    • papaya, Kakadu Plum, Aniseed Myrtle
    • and tapioca starch, gelatin, sun ower oil, organic vegetable glycerine, beef bone broth, prebiotic carrot fibre, water, salt, sunflower lecithin.
    • Probiotic, heat-treated strains over 6,500 times stronger than leading competitor

    Leading competitor per 5g

    • 1220mg Protexin probiotic 60m cfu/g
    • 325mg astragalus
    • 325mg perilla
    • 100mg omega 3 powder
    • 15mg zinc
    • Plus other ingredients:

    Milk Thistle, Flax Seed, Grape Seed, Barley Grass, Vitamin C, Quercetin, Beta-Carotene, Ginger, Devil's Claw, Green Tea, Colostrum, Cat’s Claw

    Fed like treats.

    No mess. No fuss. No refusal.

    Working on the gut-skin connection

    Skin complaints are common and typically need what's called a 'multimodal' approach, to reduce inflammation, increase antioxidant activity and modulate the gut microbiome.

    Itchy skin is common

    Nearly 25% of all veterinary visits are the result of skin conditions. It often presents as relentlessly itching, scratching, rubbing and licking.

    Almost half
    of all dogs presenting with skin allergies are eventually diagnosed with atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition.

    Linked to gut imbalance

    Many skin diseases are associated with alterations in the gut microbiome. Since the gut interacts directly with the immune system, imbalances in the gut microbiome can lead to an inappropriate immune response. Several studies have already found skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and dandruff to be linked to alterations in the gut-skin axis.

    Linked to inflammation

    Stress of one kind or another – fear of thunderstorms, separation anxiety, stranger fItchy skin in dogs is often a symptom of an underlying inflammatory condition. This causes the immune system to overreact and produce an excessive amount of inflammation in the skin, leading to itching, redness, and other symptoms.

    In addition, the skin has a delicate balance between antioxidants and oxidants. When this balance is upset, free radicals can damage cells and tissues in the skin and skin problems can occur.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 13 reviews
    Leone O.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Have had Nala on Bestie ever since we have had her. she is a healthy, happy pooch. Except for when she thinks she can con us.
    Thera-Chews are the greatest.

    We started Nala on Thera-Chews just to help promote good skin in our current hot, steamy weather. She loves them. And while I can't say we have noticed a big difference in her skin, at least she is not having any issues.

    Thanks for that feedback! Working well preventively..

    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: scratching
    No change yet..

    I wish I could say there has been an improvement in the times that our little Minnie Storm is scratching but unfortunately there has been no change yet.
    I will keep giving them to her & hopefully things will improve.

    Sorry to hear that. Itchy skin is often frustrating and difficult to resolve. If it's acute, perhaps see the vet to calm the acute symptoms down and then once under control, use chews to maintain.

    Lesley S.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Wouldn’t eat food with pro- biotic additives

    I was really hoping that these would be the answer to my prayers to stop 2 of 3 beautiful dogs seriously licking their paws. Have tried other options ( food additives) and neither of them would touch food with them in it. Thought the “treat” option would be great, but neither dog will eat them. I stopped all other treats for a week, hoping that would make them keen enough to try anything, but no luck. So while I am sure your product does what it says it will, for these 2 , no luck. Thanks anyway. Best wishes

    Sorry to hear this! Have your tried breaking up these chews and popping into their meal? (Not exactly the intention I realise!)

    Derek B.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Suffers skin irration regularly,This is to costly for a 27kg dog.

    Just Purchased the 30 pack Skin treats.
    Once opening the package and read the instructions ,I realised I'd been duped.
    After looking back on your advertising info on this product it does not state a Chew per Dog weight ratio.
    My dog is 27kg which as per the Ratio Chart I would have to give him 5 chews each day,That equates to 6 packets per month,at approximately $30 per pack,$180 Monthly.Not happening,
    Will be returning the product and request refund.

    Thanks for your feedback. We're not out to dupe you nor have you be unhappy, so I have gone ahead and refunded you the cost of your order, which had included the welcome discount of $10. No need to return the chews. However, the daily feed guide that's on the back of the pack is also on the website. That said, we will make it even clearer and over the next couple of days we will update the website to reflect those instructions. In addition, we have until very recently, offered a discount on multiple packs so that it isn't as expensive for those with larger dogs. We have just changed that as we are about to move to larger packs and reduced pricing overall. However, the bottom line is that the chews have a high concentration of active ingredients which are expensive and pricing does reflect this. We wish you good luck resolving your dog's condition.

    Dog M.o.2.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: My dog constantly chewed at her feet and had red stained fur from the constant chewing
    No more red stained fur from chewing or tear stains under the eyes

    It probably took about 40 days before I noticed that the red stained fur under my dog’s eyes and on her feet from constant chewing, had gone. I was quite surprised because I’ve tried so many things that promised but failed to deliver. My dog still chews at her feet from time to time, but significantly less.

    I find I have to cut the chews up and mix into her food as she doesn’t like the flavour otherwise. The newer softer chews are a big improvement on the older hard ones.

    Thanks so much for sharing that! yes, it can take a while and it may also take multiple approaches with some dogs. I'm thrilled to see this result for your dog though...and thanks for the great pics.

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