Pet (or paw) dad and mom will understand how heartbreaking it’s to see their furbabies in ache or discomfort.
However, being unbiased and lively little critters, our fluffy buddies are certain to seek out themselves in some painful conditions once in a while.
This may result in superficial wounds or typically, situations which might be extra critical.
A vet go to is a should for the latter, however for the previous, a little bit of TLC (tender loving care) tends to work effectively sufficient.
With that philosophy of light healing in thoughts, husband-and-wife duo, Darren and Yen Teng, began Curobuddy, a pet skincare brand, with their finest buddy Euro on the centre of all of it.
Wanting the perfect for their furbaby
Euro suffers from ongoing pores and skin points, which vary from an infection to hair loss, sizzling spots, wounds, and extra.
Desperately looking for a product that labored for their canine, Yen Teng and Darren stumbled upon a house treatment utilizing mangosteen pores and skin extract.
Yen Teng with Euro, modelling with their merchandise / Image Credit: Curobuddy
Intrigued, they did extra digging and learnt that the compounds present in mangosteen pores and skin extract have excessive antioxidant properties and a robust remedial impact on pores and skin.
Just Googling “mangosteen pericarp healing” will present you the analysis that has been carried out up to now, and plenty of skincare manufacturers (native or in any other case) have taken to the ingredient for their very own merchandise.
Convinced that this may very well be the remedy they had been trying for, Yen Teng and Darren determined to additional refine the method of turning mangosteen pores and skin right into a helpful ingredient and making it pet-friendly.
On May 4, 2022, Curobuddy was formally launched (with the founders playfully declaring a popular culture reference with a twist, “May the ‘paws’ be with you!”).
Using mangosteen for healing
In canine particularly, PetMD reported that there are over 160 recorded pores and skin problems, however this was a 2011 statistic, due to this fact this quantity might need grown since then.
While some trigger delicate irritation, others can result in continual difficulties. Yen Teng and Darren consider that paw dad and mom should be proactive in dealing with pores and skin points earlier than they grow to be an incurable dysfunction, or earlier than the pet transfers their pores and skin issues (zoonotic ailments) to you.
This is the place their key product, a wound healing spray known as Regen Care Spray, comes into play. According to the staff, it’s antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, chemical-free, and all-natural.
It can be utilized for pores and skin points, cuts, wounds, and to assist with after-surgery healing.
The core ingredient within the Regen Care Spray is, in fact, the mangosteen pores and skin extract, DermaXan.
Originating from Malaysian biotechnology firm, Furley Bioextracts Sdn Bhd, DermaXan is derived by utilizing proprietary know-how that permits the utmost extraction of lively parts with minimal waste.
By paw dad and mom, for paw dad and mom
According to Curobuddy’s web site, their merchandise, together with the Regen Care Spray, have vet-approved elements which aren’t painful when sprayed on contaminated pores and skin, nor are they dangerous if licked.
While the person elements they use seem like deemed secure, they don’t declare that the general formulation of their merchandise as a complete has been lab-tested to be secure.
With Yen Teng and Darren being paw dad and mom themselves although, clients probably have extra peace of thoughts, for the reason that duo solely need to create holistic, reliable merchandise for Euro and different pets.
The three merchandise Curobuddy has / Image Credit: Curobuddy
Instead of doing animal testing, the founders shared that Curobuddy is definitely examined on people.
Partnering consultants, they work with a small manufacturing facility to ensure all merchandise are produced, bottled, and packaged in a clear and hygienic atmosphere.
Commitment to curing pet illnesses
Creating merchandise of this nature, not to mention in an underpenetrated sector in Malaysia, pet skincare, requires a number of dedication, one thing that Yen Teng and Darren are clearly giving to Curobuddy.
However, Curobuddy is definitely extra of a bootstrapped ardour mission for them. When not engaged on Curobuddy, Darren runs Ice Dreams Cafe (IDC), a pet-friendly ice cream cafe in Damansara Kim, whereas Yen Teng holds a job at Meta Malaysia.
It took two to 3 years to mull over and plan their ardour mission, however the pet lovers had been pushed to see it via by a want to contribute to the pet neighborhood.
They hope to offer much more again to the neighborhood too, by making RM1 donations to pet welfare organisations for each buy made by clients, whereas reaching out to extra for long-term partnerships.
This is certainly one of their targets for the close to future, and to additional increase the expansion of Curobuddy, they plan to do neighborhood constructing and be certain that they’ve a robust digital presence.
Creating and launching new pet skincare merchandise is within the pipeline too, in fact.
For now, their three principal merchandise, the Regen Care Spray, Pet Deodorizer, and Antibacterial Spray will be purchased on-line from their web site and Shopee retailer, or in-person should you catch them at neighborhood and pet bazaars.
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