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Benefits of MSM in Dog Hips & Joints

Why MSM? MSM is the abbreviation for methylsulfonylmethane. This is a special compound that belongs to a group of organic sulfurs (sulfones). You can find MSM naturally in a range of vegetables and animal products. Cow’s milk has an especially high concentration of MSM. More recently, MSM has been incorporated into dietary supplements to help…

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Chondroitin – Dog Hip & Joint Disease

For dogs to stay active and mobile they need to have healthy joints, just like us. We aren’t the only mammal that suffers from conditions such as osteoarthritis and other joint related diseases. Our canine companions are also very vulnerable to joint degradation, especially larger breeds that tend to carry more weight. While joint problems…

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Glucosamine & How it Helps Dogs

Dogs are one of the most active human companions, which is probably why we bond with them so well. Going to the beach, daily strolls, a game of chase; these are just some of the fun activities that dogs love, and we enjoy them too! However, just like us, staying mobile and active is largely…

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Degenerative Joint Disease in Dogs

Does Your Dog Have Any of These Symptoms? Joint swelling. Trouble getting up and down. Limping or favoring a leg. Problems climbing stairs. Slow or stiff when getting up. They may be suffering from inflammation or swelling of a joint. The cause can be abnormal bone or joint development, instability of the surrounding ligaments and…

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