Green-lipped mussels are known to help with joint movement and aid in cartilage maintenance. They are a naturally occurring source of glucosamine, chondroitin, antioxidants, minerals, vitamins C and E. Dogs more easily absorb the glucosamine and chondroitin from green-lipped mussel powder than other manufactured compounds typically seen in the supplement market.
Through increased joint mobility and cartilage maintenance, studies have shown green-lipped mussel powder has reduced chronic pain in dogs with no detectable side effects, This makes it a great option to reduce your dog's pain and joint stiffness before looking at prescription anti-inflammatory drugs, or when non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs cannot be used. The visual Improvements that dog owners see are pronounced.
To view a case study from the U.S National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) on the benefits of green-lipped mussel powder for dogs, click here.
You can find green-lipped mussel powder in our Joint Support supplement.