Glucosamine for Dogs

We know that many dogs as they age suffer from joint discomfort and arthritis. This painful condition which occurs in people, too is a result of cartilage (the cushioning between the bones) wearing down and thinning over time causing the ends of the bones to rub together. Trauma, disease, or simply normal wear and tear that comes with use over …

What Makes a Good Joint Supplement?

With the seemingly overwhelming variety of pet joint supplements on the market today, it is important to take your time, do your research and choose the best product available. There are many things we can do to aid in extending our pets lives. We should always monitor their diet and keep them at a healthy weight, give them daily exercise …

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How Long Can a Dog Live with Arthritis?

We all know the sad fact that our canine friends simply do not live as long of lives as humans. However, there are many things we can do to help extend the lives of our pets. Even when a veterinarian gives a diagnosis of arthritis there is still hope and many measures we can take to make sure our dogs …

IMPA or Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis in Dogs

Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis or IMPA is an inflammatory disease of the movable joints that affects dogs. Immune-mediated means that the disease is brought about by the dog’s own immune system, and polyarthritis in dogs refers to inflammation in more than just one joint. With an overactive immune system sometimes the body produces an over abundance of white blood cells and attacks …

What Makes Flexpet Different?

We talk with a lot of pet owners all over the country. Some of them have hurting dogs and are trying to figure out what is going to help their dog the most. Others have dogs that are currently using a medication or supplement and want to know if there is something better out there (and yes, “better” can mean …

Is Glucosamine Good for Dogs?

There are a lot of products for joint pain in dogs on the market. Many dogs have joint pain, as it’s common for older dogs to have arthritis and many breeds can be prone to painful joint conditions like hip dysplasia. One of the most common supplements (technically, a supplement ingredient) that you’ll see is Glucosamine. Even for people, Glucosamine …

Joint Pain in Small Dogs

Many people associate big dogs with bad joints. While it’s true that many large breeds do have joint problems because of their size, there are lots of smaller dogs that suffer from joint issues too. This includes breeds like Dachshunds, Pugs, Basset Hounds, Chihuahuas, and Terriers. There are a lot of factors that cause joint pain in breeds like this, …

What to Look for in a Pet Joint Supplement

There are a LOT of supplements on the markets for pets. And we don’t just mean pet joint supplements – there are supplements for a vast number of conditions. Figuring out which one is best can be quite overwhelming due to all the options. So, how do you know what to choose? We know the frustration of trying to determine …

Joint Pain in Small Dogs

Many people associate big dogs with bad joints. While it’s true that many large breeds do have joint problems because of their size, there are lots of smaller dogs that suffer from joint issues too. This includes breeds like Dachshunds, Pugs, Basset Hounds, Chihuahuas, and Terriers. There are a lot of factors that cause joint pain in breeds like this, …

Pano in Dogs – Everything You Need to Know

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time for you and your family. A young pup’s boundless energy and playful nature will make them an instantly loved addition to your pack. Taking care of a new dog comes with its share of challenges: things like housebreaking, training, and obedience commands. But there are other issues that are exclusive to young …