Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dog Health Care

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-12-2012, 10:48 PM
Laurelin's Avatar
Laurelin Laurelin is offline
I'm All Ears
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 30,952
Default Joint Supplement

What's the best supplement to use?

Hank CA - (approx. 1 1/2 year old Spotty Dog)
Mia CGC - (6 1/2 year old Papillon)
Summer TG3 TIAD - (11 year old Papillon)
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2012, 10:51 PM
Posts: n/a

Since you're feeding a raw diet, you could just throw in some chicken necks or something else with lots of connective tissue now and again. I'm guessing this is just a preventative supplement and there isn't a medical problem?
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2012, 10:53 PM
Beanie's Avatar
Beanie Beanie is offline
Clicker Cult Coordinator
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Illinois
Posts: 13,994

Auggie (and Payton) are on Glyco-Flex. I compared ingredient numbers and doses and cost and found Glyco-Flex to basically be the best bang for my buck.
Auggie is on the 2, Payton is on the 1. Neither really "need" to be on it, though Auggie is at pretty high risk of developing arthritis in his wrists basically any day now (hence why the 2 instead of the 1) and I know there is some debate about joint supplements as a preventative, but I would personally rather give it than not.

I also like to give salmon oil along with a joint supplements - supposedly it helps to lubricate joints, plus it has a bunch of other health benefits too, heart health, skin and coat...

Auggie - The Flash RN NAJ MXP MJP CGC
Payton - Sharp Dressed Man NA NAJ NF CGC
Dagger Baby - coming 2016
& the pest, Georgie - Peach Pudding N Pie OA AXJ
The Sheltiechick Blog
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2012, 11:15 PM
Southpaw's Avatar
Southpaw Southpaw is offline
orange iguanas.
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 7,754

Either of these:

It's a little pricey and the bottle is pretty small so it looks like it'll only last one day... but the amount you have to give is TINY so it's pretty deceiving (I'm referring to the powder). I've only heard good things.

Juno CGC 2009 :: Sawyer 2015 :: Cajun CGC 2013 :: Lucy 2006
Run free, Molly :: Happy
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2012, 11:23 PM
PWCorgi's Avatar
PWCorgi PWCorgi is offline
Priscilla Winifred Corgi
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Twin Citay!
Posts: 14,845

Another huge vote for Wapiti!

Ado's Gimme Victory RL1* "Siri"
2 year old Jack Russell Terrier
Gimme Drugs Not Hugs RL1 "Frodo"
8 year old Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 07:00 AM
elegy's Avatar
elegy elegy is offline
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 7,720

I'm currently using GNC Pets Ultra Mega Hip and Joint for Luce and am very happy with it. She had been getting Dasuquin before.

Mushroom and Steve get Glycoflex for preventative maintenance.
Bean FDCh-G
and Hambone, flyball hopeful
Save the pit bull, Save the world
Are you Unruly?
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Kat09Tails's Avatar
Kat09Tails Kat09Tails is offline
*Now with Snark*
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Upper Left hand corner, USA
Posts: 3,451

Glucosamine is glucosamine ( or at least it should be) everyone around here over the age of 5 gets just a plain old person glucosamine tablet 2x a day. Fish oil to help with inflammation is also a huge help. I'd rather spend more money on quality fish oil than spend a ton of money on other joint pills.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 10:17 AM
javadoo javadoo is offline
Puppy Dog
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 65

We use Hylasport Canine.
Gluc/Chond/HA/MSM & Vit. C.
I also give Grizzly Salmon Oil, additional MSM, additional Vit. C & Vit. E.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 02:35 PM
Maliraptor's Avatar
Maliraptor Maliraptor is offline
Bite me.
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Southern California- The Desert Part
Posts: 820

Originally Posted by javadoo View Post
We use Hylasport Canine.
Gluc/Chond/HA/MSM & Vit. C.
I also give Grizzly Salmon Oil, additional MSM, additional Vit. C & Vit. E.
I also use Hylasport Canine, and LOVE it, and it is very reasonable in price also.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:06 PM
Saeleofu Saeleofu is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 9,036

I use regular people stuff on my dogs, both for glucosamine and fish oil. They get 1500mg glucosamine a day split into am/pm doses. Fish oil Logan gets 4-6 a day and Gavroche gets 2-3 a day.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:40 AM.

1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site