Arthritis can be due structural issues from birth, poor genetics, poor breeding (although arguably this could be down to genetics), being overweight, small breeds with short legs and long backs, large breeds, old age and of course general wear and tear with extremely active and/or older dogs.

Extensive research in humans, has shown certain foods such as wheat, gluten, dairy,legumes and rice may cause rise to zonulin, a biomarker of impaired gut barrier function (leaky gut syndrome), linked to many autoimmune diseases including arthritis.

A fresh food and species appropriate diet rich in collagen, glycoamines and chondroitin can be highly effective alongside, herbs, nutraceuticals and essential fats. We also provide support with many other musculoskeletal complaints, offering the best nutrition and lifestyle advice, to help reduce inflammation, stiffness, pain and more.

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