Glucosamine for Dogs: Benefits You Should Know

In the world of playful frisbee-catching and eager mealtime dashes, dog owners understand the significance of maintaining their furry companions' agility and mobility.

It's highly likely that you've come across the mention of Glucosamine as a vital component in supporting your canine's cherished mobility.

However, you might be wondering: what exactly is Glucosamine?

Though the name might sound intimidating, Glucosamine possesses remarkable benefits that can work wonders for your beloved pups. That's why we're here to provide you with a concise overview of what Glucosamine is and what sets it apart.

What is Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a compound (amino sugar) found naturally in the body that can be found in cartilage and is responsible for glycoproteins and glycosaminoglycans that play a role in your dog's joints, ligaments, and more.

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Glucosamine Benefits for Dogs

Helps Maintain Cartilage

Giving your dog glucosamine is a great way to help maintain healthy and normal cartilage to support their overall mobility.

Supports Joint Health

Want to support your dog's joint health? Glucosamine promotes comfort and mobility for your canine companion's joints.

Synovial Fluid Support 

Glucosamine can help maintain synovial fluid, which is a viscous fluid that can be found in the joint space that supports mobility.

Proteoglycan Production

Glucosamine may help stimulate the production of proteoglycans, which help maintain the health and resiliency of joints and connective tissue.

 

Here's our top glucosamine products (high concentration) that you should try!

1. Hip and Joint Max Strength

These chews feature the most advanced formula in our entire line of mobility supplements. Made with a high concentration of ingredients as compared to our Multivitamin formula, these chews are veterinarian-formulated and provide a great (and tasty) way to support hip and joint health.

2. Max Mobility + Skin and coat

Keep playtime fun with Max Mobility + Skin and coat. These yummy chewables feature Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, Green Lipped Mussel and MSM to support hip and joint health to keep your pup jumping for joy.

 

Take the "Leap" for Glucosamine!

We hope this gives you a good starting point for understanding the basics of glucosamine for dogs, but we would love to answer any additional questions you might have. 

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