An Intestinal Adsorbent

Bio-Sponge® is a canine health supplement designed to help support healthy gastrointestinal function in dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds. Administration of this highly effective intestinal support formula is available in capsules and powder.
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Bio-Sponge® is an intestinal protectant designed to help support healthy intestinal function. Bio-Sponge® is also available in paste.

Bio-Sponge® FAQ

What is Bio-Sponge®?

Bio-Sponge® (DTO smectite) is referred to as an organo mineral as it is comprised of organic matter and minerals.

How Does Bio-Sponge Work?

Bio-Sponge® has a large surface area and when in close proximity to positively charged ions, it binds to them and will remove them from the digestive system. It’s because of this adsorption-effect that Bio-Sponge® can help maintain gastrointestinal function and health.

How Long Does it Take Bio-Sponge® to Work?

Bio-Sponge works very quickly after administration. If there is no noticeable improvement within 7 days, it's recommended to discontinue use. If there is improvement but the intestinal disturbance hasn't resolved, continue administering Bio-Sponge until the loose stool has subsided.

How Long Can a Dog Stay on Bio-Sponge®?

Some dogs consume a maintenance dose of Bio-Sponge® as part of their daily diet to maintain digestive health. For most dogs Bio-Sponge® is used until the intestinal disturbance has resolved but it can be used long-term if needed.

Ingredients & Product Analysis


Active Ingredients Per 1 Capsule or 1 Scoop (800mg)

  • Bio-Sponge® 800mg

Recommendation for Use:

For powder: Administer 1 level 1.0cc scoop (800 mg) twice daily, for every 30 pounds of body weight.
For capsules: Administer 1 capsule (800mg) twice daily, for every 30 pounds of body weight.​
Bio-Sponge Powder is recommended for use within 3 years and Bio-Sponge Capsules are recommended for use within 5 years of manufacture date.

Making Bio-Sponge® Paste from Powder

Many dogs will consume Bio-Sponge® Powder with their food or supplements. However, if needed, Bio-Sponge® Paste can easily be made from the powder into a paste, which may be easier to offer some dogs. This can be helpful for puppies, picky eaters or dogs who are not eating due to illness.

Step 1: Mix recommended dose of powdered supplement with liquid to achieve desired consistency. Water is commonly used.

Step 2: Start with syringe fully plunged, then draw mixture up syringe by pulling plunger out from barrel of syringe.

Step 3: Administer full dose to animal orally.

Questions? Contact a Platinum Advisor at 800-553-2400.