Joints are probably most exposed anatomical structure of the body of the dog and therefore are affected by numerous ailments. The quality of articular cartilage, in addition to genetic predisposition, is affected by particular age and weight of the dog. Increased attention to the joints of dogs should be paid throughout the life of the dog and the care should begin during pregnancy when the basis of body building of offspring is formed.
Although the prevalence of any joint disease requires a visit to a vet, joint disease can be effectively prevented and so can be alleviated the progression of the disease by administering an appropriate joint product.
Joint Care – a product providing comprehensive care for joints and musculoskeletal system in dogs.
The quality of the articular cartilage in the course of life deteriorates, the joint wears out. It is good to know that when the joints are once damaged they can not be repaired. It is therefore important to administer products with a sufficient content of active ingredients which nourish cartilage, renew and support the elastic properties of joint fluid, increase the flexibility and resilience of cartilage and thus the entire joint at a time when the dog is still healthy and with no indication of health deterioration caused by joint disease.
Suitable joint products contain active ingredients that are natural components of articular cartilage and stimulate its regeneration. Such substances include glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM, vitamin C and collagen. Individually and in combination, of course, when there is sufficient content in the daily dose, have a positive impact on the construction and maintenance of articular cartilage and assist in movement problems in dogs. The above mentioned substances are contained in the veterinary product Joint Care.
It is advisable to see a vet when your dog has been injured or bitten by another dog because infection can cause infectious arthritis. When changes in the animal’s mobility and reduced interest in the movement occur. It is also important to see a vet in order to exclude hip dysplasia, fractures, sprains, knee ligament injuries, patellar tracking disorders. Regular visits to a vet are necessary for diagnosing arthritis (infectious, rheumatic, degenerative) or tumors of bone cartilage.