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Dorwest

Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets

100-Tablets

This product is available for UK delivery only

£19.90

Dorwest Herbs Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets for Dogs and Cats help support joint function & mobility.  Dorwest Herbs Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets are perhaps the most useful supplement for a healthy active dog and cat.  A complementary feed to provide specific nutrients to supplement the diet to support the connective tissue cross-linking and strength.

Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets for dogs are formulated for maximum absorption and may be given in conjunction with the other Dorwest products for maximum benefit. Dorwest glucosamine provides support to cartilage that may be depleted due to wear and tear by ensuring a higher level of chondroprotective agents than through diet alone. Ingredients are from sustainable and ethical marine sources.

Benefits of Dorwest Glucosamine & Chrondoitin tablets:

  • Reduced clicking and stiffness around connective tissue areas
  • Helps relieve symptoms of arthritis and joint pain
  • Gives aging pets their youthful lives back with healthier cartilage and enhances its elasticity

Directions: Small dogs & cats 1 tablet; Medium dogs 2 tablets; Large dogs 3 tablets; Giant breeds 4 tablets, reducing to half this amount after one month. For animal use only.  Suitable From 8 weeks.

None noted.  Can be given in conjunction with any medication.

Glucosamine HCL 400mg Chondroitin Sulphate 200mg (marine source).

Which pets can benefit from a joint supplement and why?
Sometimes your pet’s joints may need a bit of support to maintain their flexibility and mobility, particularly those with an active lifestyle, older animals or ones with stiff joints. Time, exercise and previous problems in the joint can affect the cartilage, which acts as a cushion between the bones in a joint, and the synovial fluid which lubricates a joint – both are important to keep joints functioning well. Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets help the body to manufacture the necessary building blocks of cartilage and the synovial membrane (which produces synovial fluid) to help support joint health.

Why is the correct ratio of Glucosamine & Chondroitin important?
Glucosamine and chondroitin are the perfect partners when combined in a joint supplement for dogs and cats as they have a synergistic effect, meaning they have more effect when given together than alone. However, it is important that they are given in the correct ratio to be most beneficial - there needs to be twice the amount of glucosamine to chondroitin. Dorwest's Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets each contain 400mg of glucosamine and 200mg of chondroitin.

What type of Glucosamine is used and why?
There are two types of glucosamine you may see in supplements; glucosamine sulphate and glucosamine hydrochloride. Glucosamine sulphate is more commonly used in human supplements, but Dorwest use glucosamine hydrochloride as hydrochlorides are quickly absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract (within 15–30 minutes). So, for dogs and cats who have a short digestive tract and therefore a short transit time for nutrients to be absorbed, this is particularly important.

Are the ingredients used in Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets for Dogs and Cats from sustainable sources?
Because our impact on the environment is so important, both ingredients are from sustainable sources, from shellfish such as crabs and crustaceans and most definitely not from sharks.  Dorwest use glucosamine hydrochloride obtained from the shells of crustaceans, usually a mixture of shrimp, oyster and crab shells, making use of something that would otherwise be discarded. The chondroitin they use is sourced from squid cartilage as another by-product of the food industry.

Is Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets for Dogs and Cats natural?
Dorwest does not add an array of ‘extra’ ingredients to make their joint supplement sound more impressive.  They are confident that the good quality ingredients at the right levels make their Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets the perfect product for supporting your pet’s joints naturally.

Can dogs and cats use Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets be used during pregnancy?
Yes

Can dogs and cats use Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets be used during lactation?
Yes

When can dogs and cats use Dorwest Glucosamine & Chondroitin tablets use from?
Suitable From 8 weeks

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Product Code: DVR0027

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