Liquid Joint Care
July 15, 2014
Most mammals, providing they live long enough will have some kind of joint degeneration. More commonly known as arthritis, it is the wearing down of the spongy material in the joints. Without this soft and springy material the ends of the bones grind together causing pain, swelling and difficulty with movement.
Arthritis In Pets
In the pet world arthritis is quite common. Dogs seem to show the most discomfort when arthritis strikes. Using glucosamine, chondroitin as well as other vitamins and supplements; your pet has a significant chance of enjoying the rest of his days virtually pain free.
One of the fastest working supplements is liquid joint care. Since it is liquid it is quickly absorbed into the blood stream. With consistent use your dog will start to feel better within the first two weeks of its introduction into his or her diet.
If your dog has trouble with routine movements liquid joint care can provide the following:
• Will help your dog walk and run effortlessly
• Improves mobility making it possible for your canine friend to climb up steps and jump
• Liquid variety makes it simple to give to picky pets
• Helps sustain healthy joints
How liquid joint care functions
The ingredients consist of glucosamine and chondroitin. Glucosamine is actually an organic compound that is located in healthy cartilage material within people and domestic pets. It will help hydrate healthy joint parts by improving the creation of compounds that hold water within the normal cartilage. Healthy and balanced cartilage offers shock absorption which will help safeguard a pet's joints during exercising. Further studies need to be done on the success of glucosamine, but many pet owners have found it to be very beneficial to their pets.
Your vet may caution the use of these supplements you if your dog has some pre-existing condition like diabetes, kidney stones or your dog will be used for breeding. More studies need to be conducted but, uses of these supplements are doing wonderful things for older dogs.
There are other therapies to consider; injections, massage, water exercise and weight loss. There are prescriptions your vet can give your dog that are more expensive than glucosamine and chondroitin however, they have a long list of adverse effects. Your dog may become sleepy or have spells of nausea and diarrhea. Since glucosamine chondroitin are naturally occurring in the body there are far less and much milder side effects.
Not every dog will suffer with the painful and debilitating effects of arthritis. It is up to us, the owners, to see that they are comfortable, healthy and happy. Be aware of changes in your dog’s personality and movements. Before giving anything take the dog to the vet. They will be able to diagnose exactly what the problem is and recommend the proper treatment.