ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A new dog treat designed to disguise pills and tablets from Royal Canin helps canines take prescribed medicines. This new product, Pill Assist, is formulated as a soft treat that can form around any shape of pill and is available in two sizes, for small and medium-to-large dogs exclusively from veterinarians.

According to a Royal Canin study of 1,800 US pet owners, one in every four pet owners leaves a veterinary clinic with a pill prescription and one out of every three of these pet owners admits their dog spits out the pill. The main function of the Pill Assist treat is to make it easier for dogs to swallow pills (and for dog owners to administer them), but the treats also contain vitamins and prebiotics.  Additionally, these products can be used in conjunction with several Royal Canin veterinary-exclusive diets without compromising their efficacy.

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