Joint Support Key Active Ingredients
In general, the higher the
levels of these ingredients, the more
powerful the product. Remember, to
avoid any upsets, only give your dog the
suggested daily amount per his weight.
Quantities of key active ingredients
shown reflect daily use for a 40 lb dog.
A building block of cartilage, the substance that covers the ends of the bones and helps them to move smoothly and without pain.
A building block of cartilage, and also present in joint fluid. Joint fluid lubricates joints, providing ease of motion, and nourishment for the joint.
A source of glycosaminoglycans, which are also building blocks of cartilage.
An organic source of sulfur, which is necessary for the chemical bonds to form in cartilage and connective tissue.
A substance in joint fluid that helps thicken it to provide good lubrication.
Several classes of antioxidants (Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Zinc, Quercetin, Citrus Bioflavonoids) help neutralize free radicals, the molecules that damage the body's cells, including those in joints and skin.
From a southwestern United States plant that has immune-system-supporting properties. It also functions as an antioxidant.
From an Asian tree, called Indian Frankincense, that also has immune-system-supporting properties. The proper functioning of the immune system cells in the joint is necessary for optimal joint health.
An enzyme from pineapple, bromelain supports the proper functioning of the immune system.
A mineral, which is necessary for the production of cartilage.
A class of fatty acids that supports joint health and may be helpful in reducing inflammation in a joint.