Is it good to feed dog with supplement?

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    My dog is having joint pain.
    Is it good to feed him with glucosamine supplement?

    #113953 Report Abuse


    I wouldn’t bother.
    See these articles based on research (or lack of) written by a veterinarian.

    I would have the dog examined by a veterinarian and see what is recommended.

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    A vet will likely recommend cosequin. I’ve put many peoples dogs on it who could barely walk anymore and within a couple months of daily cosequin it made a huge difference. That’s probably the only over the counter joint supplement I would recommend.

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    My pup needed Vitamin C supplements, and I had issues finding one that she could absorb. I saw the most improvement when I gave her blueberries as treats. Her body was able to absorb those. The Vitamin C supplements I bought for her were for dogs, but I don’t think her body was absorbing it. If you can find glucosamine in its natural form, I would recommend that

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    a c

    Would you recommend cosequin vs Dasuquin? With or without msm? Any side effect?

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    Chris F

    COSEQUIN DS seems to a popular choice with pet owners. This study is very enlightening if you want to take some time out and read:

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    mo a

    Most dogs receive a complete and balanced diet – including necessary vitamins and minerals from commercially processed dog food, according to the FDA. Dogs fed a homemade diet may need supplements. “It’s absolutely critical, but it should be done to match the diet, You can’t just create a meal and give your dog a vitamin.” Check with a veterinarian or nutritionist for help in determining what, if anything, is needed.
    See these articles based on research about feed dog with supplement

    • This reply was modified 9 months, 2 weeks ago by  mo a.
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    Andrei C

    As a pet parent, you want to do all you can to make sure your dog lives a long, healthy life. Before you decide whether or not your dog should take vitamins, you need to know the nutritional essentials all dogs need. Good nutrition starts with what you feed your pet every day and they will either prescribe a prescription dog food or give you a prescription for dog supplements.

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    Mike D

    I understand that you want to give the best to your dog, I own a dog too and do my best to give it the best I can. So, I tried many kinds of food, different supplements. I think I have some experience with it. I have found very good reviews on dog supplements and I can tell that the choice of it is very good as well as the quality.

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