Our Ingredients



What is Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a natural compound found in the cartilage of healthy joints. It plays a crucial role in maintaining joint health by supporting cartilage structure and elasticity.

Why we would use it for pet products?

Glucosamine is used in pet products to promote joint health and alleviate symptoms of joint-related conditions like osteoarthritis. It helps maintain mobility, reduce pain, and support overall joint function in dogs, cats, and horses.

Where can Glucosamine be found in nature?

Glucosamine is naturally present in the cartilage of animals and shellfish. It is derived from chitin, a polymer found in the exoskeleton of crustaceans like shrimp and crabs.

Did You Know?

Glucosamine has a versatile role in pet care. It not only benefits joint health but may also support digestive and skin health in animals, demonstrating its wide-ranging impact on their well-being.

This Ingredient Is Used In:

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  • ✓ Energy Boost
  • ✓ Heart Health
  • ✓ Healthy Gums and Teeth

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Want To Learn More?

Explore a growing collection of over 2100 studies dedicated to apples and cats. Our founder and board of advisors have carefully selected a set of key studies for your individual research.

Metabolomic Analyses of Blood Plasma after Oral Administration of d-Glucosamine Hydrochloride to Dogs
Impact of Glucosamine Supplementation on Gut Health
Palmitoyl-glucosamine co-micronized with curcumin for maintenance of meloxicam-induced pain relief in dogs with osteoarthritis pain