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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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Hip Dysplasia: Large Dogs & Treatment Help

Common Signs & Symptoms                                                                        Stiff or slow when getting up and down Reluctance to climb stairs, run or jump Swelling around the joints Changes in muscle mass Limping Favoring a leg by holding it off the ground frequently Common Causes of Hip and Joint Problems Hip Dysplasia in Large Breed Dogs Poorly developed pelvic…

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