Glucosamine For Dogs Reviews
In this Glucosamine for dogs review, we look at joint supplements that are popularly sought for pets with canine hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, osteoarthritis and other similar conditions. While an orthopedic dog bed helps to support a dog’s joints, joint supplements are intended to help slow down the harmful and painful degenerative loss of the cartilage that lubricates and protects the joints.
Degenerative joint conditions occur when the cartilage between the joints starts to thin out and wear away, exposing the bones of the joints. Then, with the lack of cartilage protecting the bones, the dog experiences pain as the bones scrape against each other. This particularly occurs during old age when the body is less able to maintain and repair itself. However, in the case of a number of larger breeds of dog, they may be genetically susceptible to develop these conditions, and at an early age.
Glucosamine is a natural anti-inflammatory that is sourced from the exoskeleton of crustaceans. It may alternatively be sourced from corn and wheat, but crustaceans are the most popular source.
On consumption, dog glucosamine supplements are quickly absorbed into the connective joint tissues. This aids joint tissue repair and regeneration. Naturally, if your dog responds well to these supplements, this can make all the difference in helping him live a more mobile life again and reduce the pain of canine hip dysplasia or osteoarthritis.
Two premium products on the market are: Arthro-Ionx and FlexPet
Vetionx Arthro-Ionx – Liquid Glucosamine for Dogs
Containing natural ingredients that are safe and effective for your dog. Scientifically formulated and manufactured and meeting with current FDA standards. Discover how Arthro-IonX™ effectively helps to reduce the pain and inflammation while it helps to repair damaged joints and tissue caused by arthritis or hip or elbow dysplasia. Arthro-Ionx is a special liquid glucosamine for dogs formulation that is natural, convenient to administer and bio-available.
Arthro-IonX™ supports a healthy pet’s joints and cartilage. Arthro-IonX™ is a super anti-oxidant, organic electrolyte and has over 72 minerals. Arthro-IonX™ is for all pets and animals.
(From the VETiONX site)
Flexpet Glucosamine for Dogs by Flexcin
FlexPet manufactured by Flexcin is a another product for canine joint arthritis, canine hip dysplasia and other degenerative joint conditions.
This one also uses natural ingredients, and is manufactured to FDA standards.
This is very important as there is a concern over what ingredients are in products nowadays and the safety of the products. Working towards authoritative guidelines helps give that reassurance. However, you may wish to check with your vet before introducing supplements to your pet, just like you may wish to check with your doctor before you try any new supplements yourself.
Flexpet also includes CM8:
CM8 is a patented compound in this breakthrough all-natural formulation that is clinically proven to promote optimal joint health in your pet. The combination of ingredients in Flexpet are designed to nourish the joints, support stronger cartilage, help stimulate the lubricating fluid in the joints and increase total Mobility.
(From the Flexcin site)
What’s also great about Flexcin’s FlexPet canine supplement is there is a vet who actively promotes this supplement for vets to use in their veterinary clinics as he’s highly satisfied with the results he has got with the products. Have a look at the video below.