Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin – 100 Tablets
Glucosamine and Chondroitin Tablets for dogs help to keep joints healthy and aid mobility.Ideal for older or active pets and perfect for active dogs and cats or those with stiff or sore joints, Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets help maintain healthy joints. Dorwest use the most concentrated and easy-to-absorb form of glucosamine hydrochloride, which helps to protect cartilage and promotes synovial fluid production-the fluid that lubricates joints. Chondroitin works alongside the glucosamine to help maintain flexibility and mobility, keeping your pet doing what they love best!
Which pets can benefit from a joint supplement and why? Sometimes your pet’s joints may need a bit of support to maintain their flexibility and mobility, particularly those with an active lifestyle, older animals or ones with stiff joints. Time, exercise and previous problems in the joint can affect the cartilage, which acts as a cushion between the bones in a joint and the synovial fluid which lubricates a joint – both are important to keep joints functioning well. Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets help the body to manufacture the necessary building blocks of cartilage and the synovial membrane (which produces synovial fluid) to help support joint health.
Why Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets?The correct ratio: glucosamine and chondroitin are the perfect partners when combined in a joint supplement for dogs and cats as they have a synergistic effect, meaning they have more effect when given together than alone. However, it is important that they are given in the correct ratio to be most beneficial – there needs to be twice the amount of glucosamine to chondroitin. Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets each contain 400mg of glucosamine and 200mg of chondroitin. There are two types of glucosamine you may see in supplements; glucosamine sulphate and glucosamine hydrochloride. Glucosamine sulphate is more commonly used in human supplements, but Dorwest use glucosamine hydrochloride as hydrochlorides are quickly absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract (within 15–30 minutes). So, for dogs and cats who have a short digestive tract and therefore a short transit time for nutrients to be absorbed, this is particularly important.
Because the impact on the environment is so important to Dorwest, both ingredients are from sustainable sources: from shellfish such as crabs and crustaceans and most definitely not from sharks.We use glucosamine hydrochloride obtained from the shells of crustaceans, usually a mixture of shrimp, oyster and crab shells, making use of something that would otherwise be discarded. The chondroitin we use is sourced from squid cartilage as another by-product of the food industry. Dorwest don’t add an array of ‘extra’ ingredients to make their joint supplement sound more impressive, they are confident that the good quality ingredients at the right levels make their Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets the perfect product for supporting your pet’s joints naturally.
Active Ingredients: Glucosamine HCL (marine crustacean) 400mg; chondroitin sulphate 200mg (squid)
Administration: Give daily. Small dogs & cats: 1 tablet, medium dogs: 2 tablets, large dogs: 3 tablets, giant breeds: 4 tablets daily, reducing to half this amount after onemonth
Safe for use during pregnancy and lactation. Can be given in conjunction with other medications.
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