Liquid Glucosamine: The Safe, Natural Treatment for Arthritis in Dogs

Is Liquid Glucosamine Safe For Dogs?

Liquid Glucosamine is a safe, natural arthritis treatment for dogs.

Liquid Glucosamine has been recognized as a natural, effective, safe, non-surgical treatment for arthritis and Osteoarthritis in humans for some time. Now joint pain relief issynflex for dogs available to dogs and cats suffering from arthritis, Osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia. Learn more about Liquid Glucosamine for Dogs.

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When Can a Dog Benefit From Arthritis Treatment?

Arthritis in dogs, just like people, degenerative joint condition that causes friction in your dog's joints. Because dogs and cats have a high threshold of pain, any noticeable loss of motion, stiffness or joint pain should be recognized as meaningful and worthy of treatment. Your dog cannot do anything about their pain, and cannot tell you that they are in pain.

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis or Arthritis in Dogs (and Cats)

  • Have you noticed a change in your dogs mood?
  • Has your dog reduced activity recently?
  • Have you noticed a change in your dogs behavior that could indicate joint pain?
  • Has your dog been limping?
  • Does your dog seem to limit movements?
  • Has your dog shown less interest in exercise?
  • Does your dog have difficulty lying down and/or getting up?
  • Does your dog seem to avoid lying down and/or getting up?
  • Is your dog having trouble running?
  • Does your dog sleep more than usual?
  • Does your dog have difficulty walking, running or climbing stairs?
  • Do you hear a noticeable “clicking” sounds when your dog walks?

A visit to the veterinarian will confirm an arthritis, Osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis in your dog. How you treat your dog's arthritis will be up to you and your level of comfort of each of the arthritis drugs and treatments available for your dog.

What is Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a natural sugar produced by your dog's body and found in a wide variety of foods. Glucosamine is an essential, primary ingredient that determines the quantity of proteoglycan (water-holding) molecules that are formed in your dogs body. A decline in these molecules leads to deterioration and joint pain.

Is There a Safe, Natural Arthritis Treatment for Dogs?

Liquid Glucosamine and Glucosamine Chondroitin have been used to treat arthritis and osteoarthritis in Europe for over 20 years and now available to treat arthritis in dogs. (and people, learn more about Glucosamine for Humans)

Dangerous Arthritis Treatments for Dogs

Never give your dog medicine intended for humans.
Prescription and over-the-counter arthritis and pain medications can be toxic to dogs. No matter how safe you may think it may be, never give your dog or cat acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Check with your veterinarian.

How Do Natural Diet Supplements Relieve Arthritis Pain in Dogs?

The most effective natural arthritis treatment for dogs contains Glucosamine and Chondroitin.


Glucosamine occurs in your dog's cartilage. Normal wear and tear can break down the cartilage in your dog's joints. Many dogs experience arthritis, osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia which accelerates the loss of cartilage, which reduces joint mobility and makes normal activity painful for your dog. When the knee's cartilage degenerates or wears away, bones are left exposed and begin to rub against each other, causing joint pain and stiffness.

Glucosamine diet supplements have been proven to promote the generation of new cartilage, increase mobility and reduce joint pain in dogs.


Chondroitin plays an important role in neutralizing harmful enzymes in your dogs joints, which can accelerate the destruction of cartilage.

Natural Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

Synlfex® for Dogs is a premium quality liquid glucosamine arthritis treatment for Dogs. Synflex provides both Glucosamine and Chondroitin to provide joint pain relief to dogs suffering from arthritis, osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia. The combination of these too.

Is there a difference between Liquid Glucosamine and Glucosamine Pills and Powders?

Yes. Liquid Glucosamine Sulfate and Glucosamine HCL for dogs is clinically proven to be highly beneficial in the treatment of osteoarthritis. The liquid form provides a 80-85% absorption rate, maximum bioavailability, and quickest relief. Capsule or pill form Glucosamine products on the market today offer little absorption and pale in comparison to relief offered by liquid glucosamine.

Is there a difference between Glucosamine (HCI) and Glucosamine sulfate?

Both Glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl) and glucosamine sulfate both work equally well in treating arthritis in dogs. Glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl) has recently become more popular because it is a purer form of glucosamine, offers more concentration of glucosamine per unit weight and contains much less residual ash than glucosamine sulfate. Natural supplements that offer both types of glucosamine offer added benefit to treat arthritis in dogs.

What is in Liquid Glucosamine for Dogs?

Synlfex® for Dogs contains the highest possible quality liquid Glucosamine Sulfate and Glucosamine HCL. Other ingredients include shark cartilage containing 20% chondroitin sulfate, boswellin, yucca powder, manganese ascorbate, bromelain, vitamin C, omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids,vitamin E, and vitamin A.

A 1/4 oz. dose of Synflex for Dogs contains:

  • 1250 mg Glucosamine HCL and Glucosamine Sulfate
  • 25 mg Shark Cartilage (20% Chondroitin Sulfate)
  • 8 mg Boswellin
  • 7 mg Ascorbate (Manganese Ascorbate)
  • 5 mg Manganese (Ascorbate)
  • 5 mg Vitamin C
  • 5 mg Omega 6 Fatty Acid
  • 5 mg Omega 3 Fatty Acid
  • 3 mg Yucca Powder
  • 2 IU Vitamin E
  • 1 mg Bromelain
  • 80 IU Vitamin A

More about the ingredients in Liquid Glucosamine for Dogs

Chondroitin Sulfate attract fluids into proteoglycan molecules which assists in relieving arthritis in your dog in two ways. First, it draws nutrients into your dog's cartilage. Second, it increases the flow of fluid into your dog's cartilage to add resiliency. It also protects existing cartilage from premature degeneration by blocking "bad" enzymes that destroy cartilage and as well, prevent nutrient replenishment.

Shark Cartilage works synergistically with Glucosamine to assist in rehabilitating the cartilage that is damaged in your dog's body.

Boswellin has been used for centuries in the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine to maintain healthy joints. Boswellic acids improve blood supply to the joints and maintain the integrity of blood vessels, reduce swelling and improve mobility where individuals experience stiffness in the joints.

Manganese Ascorbate is a mineral that enhances the effectiveness of Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfates and helps to synthesize production of healthy cartilage.

Ascorbate (Manganese and Ascorbic Acid) assists your dog's body in efficiently processing the Glucosamine.

Yucca a long-time treatment of arthritis and rheumatism is a root rich in sponins that elevate your dog's ability to produce "natural" cortisone.

Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docasahexaenoic Acid) are found in fish oils that act as anti-inflammatory agents, helping to reduce pain where inflammation is present.

Synlfex® for Dogs also provides essential Vitamins A, C and E to aid in protection from harmful effects of free radicals.

Bromelain acts as an anti-inflammatory compound which reduces pain and swelling. Unlike aspirin, Bromelain does not inhibit the production of prostaglandins which can have undesirable side effects for dogs.

Vitamin A (Beta Carotene) is essential for body tissue and repair and aids in bone formation.

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) promotes mobility.

Is glucosamine recommended by vets?

Vets that specialize in canine orthopedics and stay current on the latest products and remedies for pets are very aware of the benefits of glucosamine and chondroitin. Vets have recommended and used to treat arthritis and joint pain in dogs for years.

If your vet depends on pharmaceutical reps for information on cures and remedies, don't be surprised if they haven't heard of glucosamine and chondroitin as a safe, natural cure for arthritis in dogs. Pharmaceutical companies show little interest in natural dietary supplements as they cannot be patented and therefore do not present profits needed for them to include such supplements in their line of treatments for dogs.

Does Glucosamine for Dogs Require a Vet Prescription?

Because Liquid Glucosamine is a natural diet supplement, no prescription is needed. You can order liquid glucosamine and chondroitin online quickly and easily.

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates are readily found in Liquid Glucosamine Arthritis Treatments for Dogs. Natural dietary supplements are shown to protect and help repair cartilage cells with no known side effects.

Can I Give My Dog The Same Liquid Glucosamine I Take?

Quality glucosamine and chondroitin diet supplements are created for both humans and for dogs. It is safe to give liquid glucosamine for humans to your pet. However, liquid glucosamine for animals contains ascorbic acid to aid uptake in dogs. Plus, liquid glucosamine for dogs is dosed in the correct size for animals and flavored to make it more attractive to pets.

How Long Should My Dog Take Liquid Glucosamine?

Because arthritis and joint pain are chronic ailments, your dog will likely benefit from glucosamine therapy for the rest of their lives.

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Natural Arthritis Treatment for Dogs