Powerful supplement blend, including chondroitin, MSM, glucosamine HCl, spirulina, and bee pollen, in a powder formula, to support multiple health functions.
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• Great for all ages, including puppies
• Helps maintain healthy teeth & gums
• Supports healthy, flexible hips & joints
• Supports tendon & ligament health and elasticity
• Helps maintain luxurious coat & smooth, itch-free skin
• Supports immune system and energy
• High chlorophyll content helps deodorize
• Helps neutralize acidic urine to reduce yellow grass spots
• Supports healthy blood counts & normal detoxification processes
• Easy feeding, especially for dogs on wet or raw diets
• Check out the Combo for a comparable option, in chewable tablet form.
Longevity is the most comprehensive health supplement we have for dogs at all life stages. A powdered formula that is easily mixed into wet food, Longevity helps to nutritionally support growing puppies as well as aging seniors. The live enzymes, vitamins, and minerals in Longevity contribute to digestive, immune, and joint health, and also maintain healthy energy levels. Longevity is especially useful in supporting the body's daily detoxification process, which helps dogs stave off common environmental toxins. Some customers may prefer using chewable supplements over a powder for dry feeding programs. The Combo (Fresh Factors and Joint Health Chewables sold together) contain most of Longevity's ingredients in a chewable form.
Feeding Directions: Add to dog's regular feed ration daily.
|Up to 10 lbs.||¼ scoop|
|10 to 20 lbs.||½ scoop|
|20 to 40 lbs.||1 scoop|
|40 to 80 lbs.||2 scoops|
|80 to 120 lbs.||3 scoops|
|120 lbs. & over||4+ scoops|
|Recommended: For best results, start out with just a sprinkle for the first few days and gradually increase to desired amount. Amount may be doubled or tripled for older dogs or as desired.|
|This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Do not feed to cattle or other ruminants.|
PRODUCT SIZE COMPARISON
|Buy two 1.4 lb. get one free||240||41¢||$98.00|
|Buy two 2.6 lb. get one free||444||36¢||$160.00|
|Buy two 6 lb. get one free||1,020||29¢||$296.00|
|Buy two 12 lb. get one free||2,040||24¢||$496.00|
|Represents minimum levels per 8 g scoop (2 tsp.) unless otherwise indicated:|
|Crude Fiber (max)||2%|
|Linoleic Acid||(40 mg) 0.55%|
|Calcium||(13 mg) 0.16%|
|Phosphorous||(51 mg) 0.64%|
|Potassium||(66 mg) 0.83%|
|Magnesium||(14 mg) 0.18%|
|Vitamin A||715 IU|
|Vitamin D||0.320 IU|
|Pantothenic Acid||0.036 mg|
|Folic Acid||0.042 mg|
|Vitamin B-12||0.00254 mg|
|*Glucosamine HCl (shellfish source)||400 mg|
|*Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)||400 mg|
|*Chondroitin sulfate (Bovine source)||360 mg|
|*Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)||200 mg|
|*Citrus Bioflavonoids||80 mg|
|*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.|
|Calorie Content (fed): 3,366 kcal ME/kg or 27 kcal ME/2 teaspoons.|
|Ingredients: Bee Pollen, Spirulina, Desiccated Beef Liver, Active Dry Yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisae), Glucosamine HCl, Methylsulfonylmethane, Chondroitin Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Carrot Powder, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Hesperidin, Dried Kelp, Salt, and Biotin.|
Spirulina – Science Behind the Food
Spirulina is used in Spirulina Wafers for Horses, Longevity for Dogs, and Spirulina Tablets for People.
Related Websites & Selected Studies Found on Each
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Dasgupta T et al. Chemomodulation of carcinogen metabolising enzymes, antioxidant profiles and skin and forestomach papillomagenesis by Spirulina platensis. Mol Cell Biochem 2001;226:27-38.
Zhang HQ et al. Chemo- and radio-protective effects of polysaccharide of Spirulina platensis on hemopoietic system of mice and dogs. Acta Pharmacol Sin 2001;22:1121-4.
Mathew B et al. Evaluation of chemoprovention of oral cancer with Spirulina fusiformis. Nutr Cancer.1995;24:197-202.
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1. Quality dry food
2. Springtime Products
3. Quality canned food
4. Lukewarm water
An Anti-Aging Diet with the Powerful Benefits of Raw Food
Feeding Springtime chewables and powder products is easy!
Springtime customers love their pets. Many have developed their own raw and/or home cooked feeding programs for their dogs. Unfortunately, most of us do not have the time to do this. Below is a simple feeding program that provides the best of a raw food diet without the extra work.
- Measure out a high quality kibble.
- Measure out appropriate helpings of Springtime products.
- Measure out a small amount of high grade canned dog food.
- Stir in enough lukewarm water to make a delicious gravy.
- Mix well and serve.
Longevity - most powerful single product.
Red Star Nutritional Yeast Culture
Springtime has used Red Star® brand nutritional yeast exclusively for over 20 years.
Springtime chooses to use nutritional yeast culture (saccharomyces cerevisiae) made by Red Star®, a complete protein and superfood containing 18 amino acids, B-complex vitamins, dietary fiber, as well as many other nutritional components and minerals. Red Star® Yeast, the largest manufacturerer of yeast products in North America, has over 50 year of extensive experience in the development and production of nutritional yeast.
What It Is
Red Star® nutritional yeast is an excellent source of protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. Red Star® derives its primary grown nutritional yeast from pure strains of saccharomyces cerevisiae grown on mixtures of cane and beet molasses. Red Star's® special growth medium and unique drying process are the secrets to the exceptional performance and flavor of Red Star® nutritional yeast. This process retains live food factors, a unique and valuable quality.
Red Star® nutritional yeast is grown specifically for its nutritive value. In addition to protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, it contains additional functional and beneficial components such as beta-1, 3 glucan, trehalose, mannan and glutathione. Studies have shown that these components have potential health benefits such as improved immune response, reduction of cholesterol, and anti-cancer properties.
Nutritional yeast is also known for its B-complex vitamins. The B-complex vitamins are essential to the wellness of body, mind, and spirit.
What It Is Not
Red Star® nutritional yeast is not made from byproducts of breweries, distilleries or paper mills. Red Star® nutritional yeast is not a genetically modified organism (GMO). Red Star® nutritional yeast contains no added sugars or preservatives.
Candida yeast infection (Candida Albicans) is a body yeast infection. Red Star®'s nutritional yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is not found to be a cause of yeast or candida infections.
Brewers yeast is an inexpensive but bitter byproduct of the brewing industry that has a good nutritional profile, but typically not nearly as high as Red Star® Nutritional Yeast which is grown for maximized food nutritional benefits.
Torula yeast (Pichia jadinii), is a by-product of the paper mill waste streams obtained by growing Pichia jadinii on wood sugars.
Dairy yeast, or whey yeast (Kluyveromyce marxianus), is obtained by growing Kluyveromyce marxianus using cheese whey or whey permeate.
Wine Yeast (Saccharomyces fermentati) is used in fermenting grapes into wine.
Annabelle, held by Heidi's 13 year old daughter, Helena, feels younger than ever!
"...I have weaned her off of ALL of her medications..."
I just want to say Thanks! My 11-year-old, 8-lb. Toy Rat Terrier, Annabelle, was on Gabapentin, Tramadol and Metacam for a pinched nerve in her back. She would barely walk, even in the house. I found out about Longevity when searching for alternative methods for handling chronic pain.
Now, 2 months later, I have weaned her off of ALL of her medications and give her Longevity twice a day. She is back to her normal self and back to her long walks around the neighborhood. She is running around, playing fetch, and acts younger than ever. Her coat looks beautiful, and her grass allergies are not as severe this year either. I swear your product is a miracle cure. I can't thank you enough for giving our Annabelle her life back.
With best regards,
Heidi Petras, Maryland
Booker, the Bulldog mix, is 13 years young!
"…within two weeks, he was back to his normal energy and movement!"
I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the excellent supplements you provide. My Bulldog mix, Booker, is going 13 years strong with the help of Longevity. When I adopted him at age four, he was overweight and had severe mobility issues including a partially torn ACL. Longevity helped him recover and live a healthy life. Last year, I noticed that old age was creeping up on him with stiffness, trouble with the stairs and hills, and discomfort. I started him back on Longevity, and within two weeks, he was back to his normal energy and movement. Thank you so much for making such a great product and making Booker's golden years as comfortable and as happy as possible! Everyone at the dog park can't believe that he is 13-years-old and I give Longevity full credit!
Thank you from a lifetime believer.
Trisha L. Wenzel, Minnesota
Toffee looking for trouble…!
So many things to sniff, so little time!
Toffee is a Longevity Puppy!
I just wanted to let you know that this very special spotted baby has been on Longevity since she started eating dry. If you ever need a Dalmatian spokes-puppy, Toffee is a ham! She just turned 6 months.
Karen West, Georgia
(feeding Longevity for 10 years)
Ginger enjoying Frisbee.
"So many people ask me how I get her coat to be so shiny!"
I have been using Springtime Longevity for over 10 years. My dogs have thrived. My 16-and-a-half-year-old girl just passed away last year, and her litter mate lived to 14 and a half (with severe epilepsy...no small feat). I really do, in part, attribute their long lives to Longevity.
Ginger, my 1-year-and-9-months-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier, is on a raw diet. She is a happy and healthy pup, thanks to Longevity and Skin & Coat Oil! So many people ask me how I get her coat to be so shiny! She also is most impressed with your Choice Bully Sticks and reports that they are the best in town.
Thank you, Springtime. You have a customer for life!
Most Sincerely, Dr. Lori A. Clow & "Ginger," Arizona
Sweet Sooz, the Surfer Girl.
13 year Old Still Surfs!
My dogster, Sooz, is a former laboratory Beagle who retired at age five and came into my life. She used to have back and/or neck problems. Sooz would tweak something every few months by either jumping off the couch or stepping wrong down the stairs, and would have to be on meds to get through it. But, since I discovered Springtime's Longevity in 2010, she's had zero tweaks and is as healthy and happy as can be!
I can't thank you enough for an amazing product! This is Sooz surfing this past summer at age 13! Look at her GO!!! THANK YOU, SPRINGTIME!!!
Alida Ramganesh, California
The Great German Shepherd, Vaughn.
"He began playing ball again…"
I've purchased several supplements for my dogs before but nothing as effective as Springtime. I've used Springtime for about three years now. I now even have my family buying Springtime products. It doesn't matter what you buy, it's top quality and you won't be disappointed.
I had a 10-year-old German Shepherd named Vaughn, who was diagnosed with a degenerative disease in January of 2016. I was devastated. I went to a couple of vets who all told me the same thing, which was that my best friend was most likely going to leave us soon. I wondered if there was anything I could do to help Vaughn be comfortable, besides what the vets were giving. Vaughn was beginning to just lay around, not wanting to get up to greet us at the door as he always did. I stumbled across a breeder's website that uses your supplements and swears by them.
As I had emailed a couple of other companies who never responded, I my surprise when I got a response! Someone actually willing to listen. I was so grateful.
Springtime recommended me Longevity and Advanced Hip & Joint Chewables and I started Vaughn on them immediately. I could not believe my eyes. He literally turned into a different dog. He began playing ball again, something he had not done in months. He would greet us at the door when coming home. And although the disease was slowly causing paralysis of his hind legs, I could notice a huge difference in his overall health. It was such a pleasant sight to see.
Unfortunately, the inevitable happened. We lost my baby a few months later. It was one of the most difficult times in my life, to lose Vaughn. He grew up with our children and was a protector for all he loved. I cannot thank your company enough for giving me the best, last months with our baby. Vaughn felt the best he could, using Longevity and Advanced Hip & Joint Chewables and benefitted from your products. I am forever grateful.
Sarah Bebber Gonzalez