Joint Health is very important for small dogs.
Small dogs, just like larger breeds, experience normal wear and tear on their joints, as they age. You may not expect this, but because of their smaller size, they may be more prone to certain joint issues. Additionally, small dogs tend to live longer than larger breeds, which means that bones and joints of little dogs have to last longer.
The joint's in a dog's body allow for movement and flexibility, which is important for their total health.
Without healthy joints, small dogs may experience a decrease in activity, weight gain and discomfort which all may lead to a decrease in quality of life.
That's why it's so important to take care of your small dog's joint health from an early age. Feeding them a healthy diet and regular exercise appropriate for their age and size, as well as nutrients specific for hip, bone and joints.
The best hip, bone and joint supplement for your small dog will depend on their individual needs and health.
When choosing joint mobility powder for your small dog, which contains beneficial ingredients to support their joint health. Take in consideration factors such as the quality of the ingredients, the dosage, and how to administer.
Hip and joint powder for smaller breed dogs
Available in a powder form or in capsules. The dog joint powder gets sprinkled over their feed and if your little dog isn't a fussy eater, this is the most economical way.
Because of the little amount you tiny dog may require, some people prefer to buy the capsules as it gives them a more accurate way to dose the amount. These dog owners open the capsules and sprinkle the content over dry or wet feed. This will work well for non-fussy eaters.
If the little dog is fussy, the capsule form will allow them to administer it straight in their mouths. Some dog owners rapport that if they put the capsule into the dog's feed bowl, their tiny fussy friend just eats it.
Every dog has their own personality and with several options available it shouldn't be a big issue.
Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, Hyaluronic Acid which one is best for my small dog?
The best joint health support for your small dog contains ideally a combination of joint nutrition, in the right ratio so they compliment each other. For example Glucosamine is often combined with Chondroitin, and Green Lipped Mussel powder with Collagen, and Turmeric with either Glucosamine and Chondroitin or combined with Green Lipped Mussel extract.
By doing your research and choosing a high quality supplement, you can help to support your small dog's joint health and keeping them feeling comfortable and happy for years to come.