6 Reasons Dogs Need Collagen in their Diet

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    Collagen is the most prevalent structural protein in an animal’s body.

    Is your pup getting enough collagen in their diet? If not, they could be missing out on some important and life-changing benefits. Collagen is the most prevalent structural protein in an animal’s body. It holds everything together, reduces inflammation, and promotes digestive and immune function, muscle strength, bone density and wound healing. Collagen protein is a unique building block comprised of essential amino acids that provide strength and structural support to skin, hair, nails, tendons and ligaments and is vital to muscle recovery and repair. As dog's age, their capacity to produce collagen diminishes, making them more susceptible to injury, joint pain, arthritis, mobility issues, and poor skin and digestive health. Collagen depletion is a natural part of the ageing process resulting in the visible and degenerative effects of ageing. Lost collagen is easily replaced through dietary supplementation with hydrolysed collagen peptides. The earlier you begin providing additional collagen in your dog’s diet, the more likely you will offset some degenerative joint and mobility problems commonly associated with their senior years.

    Here are six great reasons to start giving your dog collagen today!

    1. Joint stabilisation and injury prevention

    Your pet's health and well-being are primarily determined by their joints - 70-90% of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments depend on adequate collagen levels. Unfortunately, with age comes a natural decline in production, resulting in brittle bones, weakened connective tissue and increased risk of injuries such as torn cruciate ligaments or patellar subluxations. Luckily, recent studies have found that dietary supplements containing collagen powder help prevent these types of joint pain and manage existing osteoarthritis symptoms experienced by adult dogs too! Collagen joint supplements have been proven to support long-term mobility and health in large dog breeds such as Great Danes. Starting your pup off on a supplement at just eight weeks old will help them grow into adulthood with strong, healthy joints - whatever their adventure!

    2. Joint development

    Your pup is jumping with energy and growing at an incredible rate! To keep up, their bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons need extra support while bearing more weight. Quality nutrition will strengthen and stabilise these active body parts to prevent soft tissue injuries for all the leaps and bounds ahead. Collagen provides fast absorption, increasing skeletal collagen formation on a cellular level — helping your puppy form strong foundations from day one! So start them young: feed them collagen today to give them life-long strength tomorrow.

    3. Relieve age-related joint pain

    As dog's age, they often suffer from uncomfortable joint and soft tissue pain. This is due to a reduction of collagen in their joints which can lead to arthritis, disc degeneration and tendon swelling - three common causes of chronic pain for our senior canine companions.

    4. Support digestive health

    Collagen aids digestion by breaking down proteins and repairing the gut, potentially preventing nutrient malabsorption, digestive distress and weight loss. In addition, it further seals the gut’s protective lining, managing leaky gut syndrome.

    5. Relieve skin allergies, promote hair growth, coat shine and strong nails

    Canine skin is a complex network of 70% collagen. It gives dogs the essential peptides to maintain supple and hydrated skin, an impressive glossy coat, and strong nails that won't easily break.

    6. When should you start feeding your dog collagen?

    Keeping your pup healthy and active is essential, especially as they mature. However, even young dogs can be vulnerable to osteoarthritis or joint deterioration due to genetics - something often overlooked by many pet parents. Large breeds are more prone, but all dogs may develop rheumatoid arthritis regardless of their size over time. Preparing for these potential issues early on by introducing collagen into their diet could prevent future aches, pains, and mobility issues associated with ageing.

    If you're looking for a way to help keep your furry friend healthy, happy and active, NutriFlex collagen could be the answer. Our all-natural supplements deliver excellent joint health benefits free from dangerous side effects - offering long-term rewards with every serving!

    Start strong. Stay Strong for life.

    NutriFlex Collagen joint supplements for your pet can help them stay active and agile well into their golden years. Starting at an early age, you may be able to provide natural preventative care against painful arthritis or reduce the amount of traditional anti-inflammatory medications they need - saving you from unnecessary expense and heartache and saving them from potential long-term and damaging side effects!

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