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Influence of green lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) in alleviating signs of arthritis in dogs.

  title={Influence of green lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) in alleviating signs of arthritis in dogs.},
  author={L. M. Bui and T. Bierer},
  journal={Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine},
  volume={4 4},
  • L. M. Bui, T. Bierer
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine
  • This study evaluated the efficacy of green lipped mussel (GLM), added to a complete dry diet, for alleviating clinical signs of arthritis in dogs. A double-blind longitudinal study design was used with 31 mixed-breed dogs exhibiting varying degrees of arthritis. Each dog was evaluated by a veterinarian and joints were individually scored for degree of pain, swelling, crepitus, and reduction in range of movement. Summation of all scores for an individual dog comprised its total arthritis score… CONTINUE READING
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