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What Is The Best Joint Supplement For Dogs?

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Experts on joint health are now finding that the best joint supplement for dogs needs to contain ingredients that promote cartilage production. The building blocks of cartilage are proline and glycine. The supplement also needs sulfur donors like methionine, taurine and the cations needed for synthesis like Mn or Zn, this is the only appropriate way to hope to improve joint health through nutrition.

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However, If you asked a group of dog owners what’s the best joint supplement for dogs, you would likely get a whole bunch of responses that include products that contain glucosamine and chondroitin. Products like Cosequin™ even claim things like being the #1 veterinarian recommended brand. In a paper posted by Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine, there is a definitive call for more studies to prove the efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health.

Research Does Not Support The Effects Claimed

At Rogue, we have already written on the fact that the research does not support the effects claimed. No one knows for sure if or how much Glucosamine and Chondroitin benefits joint health in dogs. More importantly, no one is considering the fact that there are known GI distress concerns from the sodium these products contain as well as any other unknown potential risks for long term use.

Read our article titled, “Are Glucosamine and Chondroitin good supplements for dogs?” for more information on this topic.

“Dr. Freeman emphasized that supplements do have potential adverse effects. Adverse effects of glucosamine include gastrointestinal upset and problems with glucose regulation, for example.” The full article is here.

So, What Is The Best Joint Supplement For Dogs?

So what would make the best supplement for joints? It turns out that there is good science to support the use of methionine to improve the health and function of the joint. More importantly, providing proline and glycine has an even greater positive effect on joint health.

A study on amino acids from the National Institutes of Health indicates that glycine is an essential amino acid for cartilage regeneration. “Results presented in Figs. 4 and ​and 5 show that increased concentrations of glycine, proline and lysine in the basal medium enhance type II collagen synthesis. The effects of these amino acids are independent as they are independent variables because the degradation of any one of them does not give rise to a specific metabolite for the synthesis of any other. These results suggest that an increase in the concentration of these amino acids could improve the regeneration of the articular cartilage matrix.” View the charts and the entire study here.

The use of glucosamine and chondroitin for joints is so widespread in the industry that it’s become a very low cost of entry for a pet product manufacturer to make a blanket claim that it’s good for joint health. We, at Rogue, have raised concerns because of how rampant the use of this has become. We see joint health claims being made on treats, chews, dog food, etc. Unsuspecting owners may see this and think adding all of these sources together is going to give them a positive, cumulative effect. The pet owner may never consider that they could be overloading their dog’s system with salt, causing GI distress, or potentially even worse health issues.

Health Claims On Product Packaging

It’s the responsibility of the pet industry to regulate health claims, that not being done leads to abuse and ultimately its the owners and their pets that pay the real cost. Products that contain glucosamine and chondroitin are making claims with little to no evidence to support the benefits. It is even questionable ethically!

The Texas State Chemist Office since 1999 has not allowed the inclusion of glucosamine and chondroitin to include medical claims on product packaging. In the last year, they have noted the rampant abuse by the industry and have sent notice to all manufacturers selling in the state to remove the joint health claims from their bags.

“The label must also have the following disclaimers, “This compound is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profile” and “This product is not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.” Read more here.

Providing the building blocks of cartilage like proline, glycine…sulfur donors like methionine, taurine and the cations needed for synthesis like Mn or Zn is the only appropriate way to hope to improve joint health through a supplement.

Origins 5in1 Supplement adds all the proven components for real joint health mentioned above.

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Origins 5in1 Supplement contains the essential components for cartilage regeneration to build joint health.

The added proven support from full spectrum wild fish oil, including the omegas and other fatty acids, is a sure-fire approach to making meaningful impacts to both the immediate and future health of the joints. Read our article about whole fish goodness here.

Origins 5in1 Supplement Is The Best Joint Health Supplement For Dogs

If you are looking to find the best joint supplement for your dog, try Origins 5in1 Supplement. Here at Rogue Pet Science, our entire goal has been to fix problems for all dogs. We can do this quickly, naturally and with little cost. We can do this because, we believe in being a real solution for all dog owners by putting dog health before money every day to earn your trust. We invite you to try Origins Canine 5in1 where all our products are, as always, 100% Guaranteed.

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