Glucosamine and chondroitin use in canines for osteoarthritis: A review

  title={Glucosamine and chondroitin use in canines for osteoarthritis: A review},
  author={Angel Bhathal and Meredith Spryszak and Christopher Louizos and Grace Elisabeth Charlotte Frankel},
  booktitle={Open veterinary journal},
Osteoarthritis is a slowly progressive and debilitating disease that affects canines of all breeds. Pain and decreased mobility resulting from osteoarthritis often have a negative impact on the affected canine's quality of life, level of comfort, daily functioning, activity, behaviour, and client-pet companionship. Despite limited and conflicting evidence, the natural products glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl) and chondroitin sulfate are commonly recommended by veterinarians for treating… CONTINUE READING
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