Cosequin for dogs - 250ct Glucosamine Chondroitin Chewable Tablets

Cosequin is a glucosamine chondroitin formula for your dog's joint heath. It's the #1 veterinarian recommended brand in America. Clinical studies show it improves joint health.

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Cosequin for dogs

Cosequin DS for dogs is a double strength(DS), glucosamine chondroitin chewable tablet made by Nutramax Laboratories. It's the #1 vet recommended joint health supplement for dogs. It is a combination of FCHG49®* glucosamine hydrochloride, TRH122®* chondroitin sulfate and manganese. These ingredients are proven to maintain the cartilage in your dog's joints. They also inhibit the enzymes that break down cartilage.

Why is my dog's joint cartilage breaking down?

The joints that bend are synovial joints. Synovial joints have the bone endings inside a sack called the bursa. This sack surrounds the joint. The slippery, yet strong tissue at the end of the bones is cartilage. Cartilage enables the bones to touch and move smoothly, without pain. Since cartilage is avascular, it gets its nutrients through diffusion from surrounding tissue.

As canines mature, their cartilage loses flexibility due to natural deterioration, wear and tear, injury and aging. Certain enzymes remove old cartilage and can sometimes remove more old cartilage than is being replaced.

How does glucosamine chondroitin work?

The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin in Cosequin rebuilds and regenerates joint cartilage by providing nutrients that maintain cartilage. They inhibit the natural breakdown of cartilage as well. Glucosamine is a main component of cartilage, and it helps keep your dog's cartilage smooth. Chondroitin sulfate works to slow the enzymes that break down cartilage.

Are there any side effects to Cosequin?

Cosequin safety studies on dogs had no adverse effects. It has been in use since 1992, almost 20 years. Some dogs may have mild gastrointestinal upset similar to that which occurs when switching between brands of dog food. If your dog experiences this, you can offer Cosequin with a meal.

The top 5 reasons to buy Cosequin for dogs:

  • #1 Veterinarian Approved Brand
  • Cosequin Helps Rebuild and Renew Joint Cartilage in Dogs
  • Double Strength Formula
  • Dogs Love this Cheese Flavored Treat
  • 60 Day 110% Money Back Guarantee

Made in the USA by NutraMax Laboratories. For additional information, visit
Best use by date: 11/2018

Guaranteed Analysis - Each Chewable Tablet Contains:

Glucosamine Hydrochloride minimum... 500 mg*
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate minimum... 400 mg*
Manganese minimum.................... 5 mg*

Ingredients: Glucosamine hydrochloride (derived from shellfish), sodium chondroitin sulfate (derived from bovine cartilage), microcrystalline cellulose, artificial roast beef flavor, manganese ascorbate, natural and artificial cheese flavor, mixed glycosaminoglycans, dried brewers yeast, magnesium stearate and natural garlic flavor.

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Cosequin contains FCHG49® Glucosamine and TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, NutraMax Laboratories® proprietary veterinary researched specifications.

^Reported on a hydrous basis
**From Manganese Ascorbate

Store in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight. Keep lid tightly secured to ensure freshness. Keep bottle out of the reach of children. This bottle contains (1) non-toxic desiccant to help preserve freshness and ensure the shelf life of the product.

Cosequin for dogs dosage information:

The recommended initial administration period is four to six weeks; however, some dogs may respond in a shorter period. The number of Cosequin DS chewable tablets may then be reduced to the maintenance level. The chewable tablets may be fed directly or crumbled and mixed with food.

Dog's Weight
Number of Tablets
Initial 4 to 6 Week Administration Period Maintenance Level
10-24 lbs. 1 daily (1/2 in the morning & 1/2 in the evening). Under 10 lbs. 1/2 daily. 1/2 daily (tablets are scored)
25-49 lbs. 2 daily (1 in the morning & 1 in the evening) 1 daily
50-100 lbs. 3 daily (2 in the morning & 1 in the evening) 1-2 daily
Over 100 lbs. 4 daily (2 in the morning & 2 in the evening) 2 daily

Once improvement is, maintenance levels may be reduced to an every other day. The maintenance level can also be used long-term on healthy dogs to support their joints.

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