Joint Pain In Dogs; Foods And Supplements That Will Help And Improve Mobility

joint pain in dogs

Here are several foods and supplements that will help with joint pain in dogs.

Blueberries

A great source of Vitamin C and antioxidants which helps to reduce inflammation and free radicals.

CBD

Some of the common things CBD helps are pain management, controlling seizures, anti-inflammatory, anti-nausea, appetite stimulation and anti-anxiety. We have answers to the common questions about CBD for dogs here. 

Fish Oil

Omega 3 fatty acids are found in fish oil. They have anti-inflammatory properties and help with blood circulation. Make sure that you give the correct dose because too much can be harmful as with many supplements. You can also give your dog salmon, haddock or sardines. These fatty fish also contain omega 3 fatty acids. 

joint pain in dogs

Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM

Glucosamine and chondroitin are found in joints and MSM is found in several types of foods. We have answers to the common questions about glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM here. Using it as a supplement for your dog can help with joint pain and mobility.

Papaya

There are a lot of nutrients in papayas. They contain vitamin A and C. Vitamin C is good for the joints and vitamin A helps with eyesight. Also, this fruit has anti-inflammatory properties. Monitor your dog because some dogs are allergic and don't feed them the seeds since they are toxic to dogs.

Turmeric

Curcumin is the main ingredient in turmeric which has anti-inflammatory properties. It can also help with joint pain. 

Vitamin C

Using Vitamin C as a supplement helps in disease recovery and as an immune system booster. It helps maintain collagen in your dog's tendons, joints, skin and hair. It also slows the progression of conditions such as IVDD and hip dysplasia.

There are several types of dog foods that contain a lot of the mentioned supplements and foods. This may be an easier way to incorporate into your dog's diet. It's best to consult a veterinarian before starting your dog on any supplements to ensure correct dosing. 

 

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