Lloyd & Lucy’s Supplements for Dogs

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As I mentioned in a previous post, Artie, Buddy, and Coby have been taking Lloyd & Lucy’s Hip & Joint Supplements for some time for their moving patellas (kneecaps). The key ingredient in preventing joint discomfort and immobility in dogs is glucosamine. Lloyd & Lucy’s Hip & Joint supplements contain 600 mg of glucosamine, but they also contain Chondroitin (250 mg), MSM (300 mg), and Vitamin C (100 mg). It is the combination of these ingredients that helps maximize joint health and mobility.

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Today I want to discuss the importance of Chondroitin. As I found out from PetMD, Chondroitin may be beneficial to joint health as well as cartilage health. Research on Chondroitin has shown that it can repair damaged connective tissues, prevent stress injuries to joints, prevent cartilage from breaking down prematurely, slow down disease, keep cartilage tissue hydrated, and reduce join pain.

Chondroitin, naturally produced by the body, decreases with age so supplementation is important for older dogs. Especially those who may be susceptible to arthritis or other joint related diseases. Because my dogs have been diagnosed with a condition already, my hope is that supplementation will slow down further damage. My dogs consider this supplement a treat, so giving it to them each morning is a breeze.

If you are ready to support your dogs joints, cartilage, and overall health, I highly recommend Lloyd & Lucy’s Hip & Joint Supplements. Check out their website for more information.

 

Lloyd & Lucy’s Hip and Joint Supplement

A few years back, our veterinarian suggested that we start Artie on a glucosamine supplement. He has luxating patellas, a condition where the kneecaps dislocate or move out of their normal position.  Years later, we adopted Coby who also has the condition. To prevent this condition from getting worse, Artie and Coby were placed on supplements I purchased from our vet (Buddy takes them too).

The dogs took the supplements from the vet for some time, but then I wised up and started shopping online. Lucky for me, I found a company called Lloyd & Lucy’s Pet Supplies. Lloyd & Lucy’s prides themselves on WHOLESOME, QUALITY INGREDIENTS and OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE. Both of which I find to be considerably true!

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I love the simplicity and affordability of the hip and joint supplements and ABC love the taste! They literally think of the supplement as their morning treat. And if momma forgets their “treat”, they are sure to remind me! A container of 180 liver flavored chewable tablets costs between $35-40. These supplements can be purchased on the Lloyd & Lucy’s website or on Amazon.

Small dogs, such as ABC, only take 1/2 a tablet every other day after the initial administration period of 4-6 weeks. So for us, a container of these supplements lasts about 8 months. The tablets can also be bought in a 90 count container.

If your dog suffers from a condition in which glucosamine is suggested, I highly recommend Lloyd & Lucy’s Hip & Joint Supplement. Check out the video below for more information.

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I’ve been giving ABC these supplements for some time now. They love the taste of them.

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K9 Joint Relief Review

Disclosure: I received a free bottle of product in return for my honest review.

Luxating Patella is a common condition in Yorkshire Terriers. Luxating Patella is when the knee cap pops out of place due to a misalignment of the knee. Find out more about this condition at http://www.2ndchance.info/patella.htm. This can be an inherited condition or happen as a result of an injury. Two of my Yorkies were born with this condition. Patellar luxation is often divided into four grades of seriousness. Artie and Coby currently have low grade issues. To help prevent the condition from getting worse, all three dogs are taking Glucosamine which is a joint supplement. They have been taking it for just over a year as prescribed by our veterinarian. They were taking the supplement in soft chew form, which they love.

I was given the opportunity to try K9 Joint Relief which is Veterinarian Recommended, superior quality, all natural hip and joint supplement. It’s manufactured in the U.S. in a state-of-the-art FDA approved facility under strict quality assurance guidelines. What I didn’t realize is that this supplement comes in liquid form. It comes in a one quart bottle with directions for use based on the weight of your dog. For all dogs, you can start them on their dose, then reduce to a maintenance dose (1/2 the amount) after 6-8 weeks. Because my dogs have been taking Glucosamine for some time, I decided to start them on the maintenance dose. They get 1/2 teaspoon one time each day. I use a dropper to add the liquid supplement directly to their food in the evening. They don’t seem to recognize that the supplement has been added. They gobble down their food just as normal. The only issue is they expect a treat after eating as they were use to having their Glucosamine soft treat. So, I give them another form of treat.

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K9 Joint Relief does not have to be refrigerated. It can be mixed with food or water. I personally find the soft chew formula that I was using easier to manage. Right now, the K9 Joint Relief bottle is new and filled to the top, so I am able to squeeze a small amount into the dropper by placing it just inside the bottle. But as the liquid decreases inside the bottle, the dropper will become more difficult to fill. I may then need to start pouring the liquid into a 1/2 teaspoon (for each dog). I haven’t tried this yet, so I’m not sure how difficult it will be to pour three 1/2 teaspoons. As I said, I prefer the soft chew formula when it comes to giving the supplement to the dogs.

Only time will tell if the K9 Joint Supplement or any other Glucosamine supplement will have a positive effect on the dog’s joints. My hope is that this supplement will allow them to lead a normal happy pain-free life without the need for surgery.