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NuVet Plus Ingredients


NuVet Plus® was formulated to address a key cause of poor health in our adored cats and dogs, a lack of proper nutrition. Each ingredient in NuVet Plus® works synergistically to help support the pet’s many systems. NuVet Plus® would contribute to good health in today’s pets by working to keep their immune systems strong.

When creating the NuVet Plus formula, NuVet Labs® took into consideration the quality and type of ingredients being combined. Only the highest quality human-grade ingredients were selected and joined in a superior formula that can be easily digested and absorbed by the body.

NuVet Labs® also considered the possibility of outside chemicals and pollutants entering the pet’s body through common fillers and meat by-products found in their foods. Therefore, NuVet Plus® was formulated to help combat these harmful substances.

It took 8 years for the NuVet Plus formula to be perfected. Top minds in the pet industry came together to create the NuVet Plus® canine and feline formula. The end result was a cutting edge formula with the potential to improve your pet’s quality of life and increase longevity. Years of extensive research and numerous testing with various vitamins, minerals, enzymes and herbs led to the creation of NuVet Plus®.

The superior ingredients in NuVet Plus are combined together using cold-processing so each ingredient retains its rich nutrients and bioavailability. The NuVet Plus® formula defends against harmful free radicals and supports your pet from the inside.

Benefits of NuVet Plus

  • Helps to strengthen the immune system
  • Optimizes cell, gland & organ function
  • Promotes healthy skin & coat
  • Helps with itching & scratching
  • Improves digestion

Why NuVet Plus?

  • Contains no artificial fillers or flavors
  • Natural, human-grade ingredients
  • Manufactured in a FDA-registered human pharmaceutical facility
  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP-21CFR11)

Please continue reading for a comprehensive list of each human-grade ingredient in NuVet Plus®, as well as a description of the role each ingredient plays in supporting your pet’s health.

A healthy source of various minerals, vitamins and enzymes, as well as chlorophyll and dietary fiber. Its various mineral rich properties help to strengthen the immune system, support blood circulation and promote the production of red blood cells. It aids digestion by influencing enzyme activity in the gastrointestinal tract. It also functions as a prebiotic, supporting the growth of beneficial bacteria. In addition, it encourages a healthy appetite and promotes proper urinary and bowel function.

Alpha Amylase
A digestive enzyme that supports digestive health and improved energy levels by augmenting the metabolism of carbohydrates. It also aids in digestion by assisting in the absorption of nutrients into the cellular network. Moreover, it acts as an antioxidant and helps protect cells against harmful free radicals.

Amino Acids
Essential for a healthy metabolism, brain function and immune health. They play an important role in the construction of new proteins, muscle, bone and tendon cells. Therefore, they help to facilitate growth. Amino acids play a critical role in overall health, aiding in metabolism and digestion. They support lipid and tryptophan metabolic pathways, promoting a balanced mood. Furthermore, they are promote skin and coat health.

A powerful antioxidant that helps support immune health. When needed by the body, it converts into vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for eye health and supports healthy cell division. Beta-carotene also aids in heart health and the maintenance of a healthy skin and coat.

Blue Green Algae
A nutritional source filled with essential amino acids, chlorophyll and trace minerals. It helps maintain tissue integrity and supports a healthy immune system by helping to neutralize free radicals. Additionally, it aids in mineral-absorption and promotes intestinal regularity. It also assists in cholesterol-reduction and the maintenance of a healthy weight. It assists in stabilizing proper blood sugar levels and purifying the blood.

Brewer’s Yeast
A natural, well-balanced source of B-vitamins. For example, it contains folic acid, which helps maintain healthy nerves, eyes, skin and coat. It also includes vitamins that support a healthy digestive tract by aiding in the digestion of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. The antioxidant characteristics further support healthy digestion.

Cat’s Claw
A Peruvian herb with remarkable properties. This herb cultivates the immune system, boosts the formation of white blood cells and supports cardiovascular health. It’s powerful antioxidant properties help aid digestion by supporting a healthy microbial community. Additionally, it can help with mobility and flexibility by promoting healthy joints.

Chicken Liver
Real chicken liver is a great source of essential amino acids, B-vitamins like folic acid, iron, copper and magnesium. It supplies the vitamins and minerals vital for the creation of proteins, which facilitate growth. Additionally, it promotes healthy tissue development and the production of red blood cells. Likewise, it helps to strengthen the nervous system and aids in digestion.

A necessary mineral for nerve, joint and skin health. It supports a healthy immune system and the production of white blood cells. Also helps to maintain a healthy optic nerve and bone mineral density. Combined with manganese and zinc, it promotes growth and bone health.

Evening Primrose Oil
An essential fatty acid that is used to help maintain proper bone structure and is rich in linolenic acid, which promotes healthy joints. The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids support a healthy skin and coat. It also supports eye health and cardiovascular health. Furthermore, it promotes improved quality of life by improving energy during recovery.

Folic Acid
A crucial for proper growth and division of cells. It is also necessary for the development of healthy red blood cells and helps to regulate embryonic and fetal nerve cell formation. It helps strengthen the immune system by aiding in the formation and function of healthy white blood cells. In addition, it supports ear health, glandular health, liver function and is vital for energy production.

Necessary for immune health and the production of energy. It is vital in the creation of red blood cells which transfer oxygen throughout the body, supporting a healthy mood balance. Furthermore, it aids with protein metabolism and promotes healthy tissue growth.

An essential amino acid that aids in the removal of toxins and heavy metals in the body. It is a strong antioxidant and good source of sulfur, which helps protect the immune system by neutralizing free radicals. Additionally, it assists in the maintenance of low histamine levels and promotes mood balance. It also supports a healthy liver, nails, skin and coat.

Supports cardiovascular, nervous system and bone health. It also promotes healthy teeth and arteries. Additionally, it aids in the production of red blood cells which promote increased energy levels. In conjunction with vitamin B12, it helps regulate mood balance and improve overall quality of life.

Necessary for healthy nerve and skeletal development. Also essential for proper lubrication of the joints and joint health support. It supports mood balance and helps improve energy levels. Additionally, it is vital for the metabolism of fat and protein and blood sugar regulation.

Oyster Shell
Supplies the appropriate ratio of calcium and phosphorus to help support the structural integrity of bones and teeth. The calcium found in oyster shell is critical for proper heart, nerve and muscle function. Likewise, phosphorus is vital for proper cell growth, kidney function and blood clotting. It boosts protein and enzyme function by acting as a pH buffer in the body.

Assist with the digestion of protein, gluten and grains, which can be found in many pet foods. It supports healthy digestion by neutralizing ammonia and helping to cleanse the tissues and walls along the gastrointestinal tract. Additionally, it supports a healthy metabolism. The strong antioxidant properties aid in cell, gland, and organ function by helping to neutralize harmful free radicals.

Pine Bark
A powerful antioxidant with the ability to help reduce oxidative damage, caused by dangerous free radicals, to cells and vital tissue. It comes from the bark of French maritime pine trees and contains a natural blend of bioflavonoids. It helps support cardiovascular health, joint health and improved energy levels. In addition, it also helps protect against photoaging, promoting a healthy skin and coat.

An essential mineral that works synergistically with calcium to promote healthy bones and teeth, as well as help protect healthy joints. It is necessary for the healthy growth and repair of all tissues and cells in the body. It aids in waste filtration, promoting healthy kidney function. Plays an important role in helping the body utilize energy. Furthermore, it aids in the production of DNA and RNA.

Helps absorb calcium to support healthy bones. It is vital for proper muscle function, nervous system health and the maintenance proper heart rhythm. With the aid of sodium, it also helps to regulate the amount of water in the cells. Moreover, it promotes urinary tract health by balancing pH levels and helping to dissolve waste materials.

An essential mineral for pancreatic health, tissue elasticity, fat metabolism and thyroid hormone regulation. In conjunction with vitamin E, it helps in the production of antibodies. It also assists to maintain immune health, liver and heart health. Furthermore, it helps defend against cell damage by playing a vital role in the formation of antioxidant enzymes.

Shark Cartilage
The shark cartilage in NuVet Plus is sourced from non-endangered species. Clinically, it has been shown to help maintain a healthy immune system. It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, collagens and glycoproteins. It plays an important role in cell adhesion and tissues formation, promoting muscle and organ health. Additionally, it supports healthy bones. In combination with vitamin C, it promotes healthy skin.

Taurine is only found in the NuVet Plus feline formula. It is an essential amino acid that is not made natural by the cat’s body, but is necessary for overall health. The body utilizes taurine in a variety of ways, including aiding in the digestion of fats in the small intestine. Additionally, it helps maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It supports the liver and the health of the heart muscle. Likewise, it helps to regulate the levels of potassium, magnesium and sodium in the cells. Moreover, it supports the integrity of the retina of the eye and promotes immune health.

Vitamin A
See Beta-Carotene.

Vitamin B Complex
Supports the development of neural tubes, aiding in brain and nervous system function. It can potentially boost energy levels by helping to metabolize fats, proteins and carbohydrates to glucose. It also promotes muscle tone in the gastrointestinal tract. Furthermore, it aids in the maintenance of a healthy eyes, mouth, liver, skin and coat.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
An essential vitamin for heart, nerve, and muscle health. It also supports skin and digestive health. Additionally, it may help maintain proper nerve and brain function. Also, it promotes a healthy immune system and healthy metabolic activity. It can potential support eye health and improved energy.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
This vitamin is vital for carbohydrate-fat-protein metabolism. It is also essential for the formation of red blood cells and antibodies. Likewise, it is necessary for maintaining healthy eyes, skin and coat. Additionally, it helps protect against oxidative damage to cells and tissues, which supports longevity.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
This vitamin aids in the maintenance of proper digestive health. It also helps to maintain skin, tongue and eye health. It supports a healthy nervous system.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
This vitamin promotes a healthy mood balance. It is essential for the production of adrenal hormones, as well as antibody formation. Likewise, it is imperative for proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. It aids in the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates. In addition, it helps the body utilize other vitamins included in the vitamin B complex.

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
This vitamin is required for carbohydrate-fat-protein metabolism. It is also vital for the formation of antibodies and red blood cells. It supports healthy digestion and promotes proper cognitive function. Moreover, it helps to foster cell to cell communication by aiding in the formation of neurotransmitters which support healthy organ function.

Vitamin B12
This vitamins aid in the maintenance of the fatty sheaths that cover and help shield nerve endings. It also helps preserve healthy neurological function and healthy red blood cells. Additionally, it assists in the utilization of iron and may improve energy. It aids in cellular longevity and cell formation. When joined with magnesium, it supports mood balance and can improve quality of life.

Vitamin C (Ester C®)
Ester C® is a strong antioxidant that is necessary for healthy immune function and numerous metabolic processes. It supports collagen production, cell growth and healthy tissue. It also promotes healthy eyesight and may regulate mood balance. Additionally, it helps healthy adrenal gland function and aids in the disposal of heavy metals from the body. When combined with iron, it helps support healthy immune function.

Vitamin E
This vitamin is a powerful antioxidant that helps to defend the cell structure against dangerous free radicals. It is crucial for the maintenance of immune system health, proper blood circulation, and the formation of tissue and cell growth. It promotes cardiovascular health and helps the body use vitamin A. Additionally, it promotes eye health, red blood cells and neurological function.

Whey Protein
Whey Protein is only found in the NuVet Plus feline formula. It is an easily digestible complete protein that contains 20 amino acids, including methionine, lysine and taurine. It also includes petides that help to enhance the immune system. Likewise, taurine supports healthy immune function. Lysine promotes eye health.

Necessary for the formation of collagen and protein synthesis. It supports healthy growth and cell division. Also, it works with red blood cells to transfer carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. In addition, it promotes a healthy immune system and aids in the maintenance of proper vitamin A levels in the body. When joined with manganese and copper, it helps to protect healthy bones.

Please contact the NuVet Labs® Customer Service department at 1-800-474-7044 with any further questions about the ingredients found in NuVet Plus®.