My dog is getting older and his veterinarian recently recommended giving him a glucosamine supplement for his joints. Has ConsumerLab.com tested these, or other supplements for pets?
Yes. ConsumerLab.com has tested glucosamine, as well as a variety of other supplements for pets.
Joint health products containing glucosamine -- as well as chondroitin and/or MSM, are one of the most common supplements given to pets. We've published a complete report, including information about use and evidence, dosage, tips for buying, potential side effects, and our tests of popular products in the Review of Joint Health Supplements for Pets and Animals with Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM
. (A separate report on Joint Supplements for people
is also available.)
ConsumerLab.com has included supplements specifically for pets within larger reviews focusing on supplements for people in the following reviews: Multivitamins
, Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements
, and Seed Oils (Flaxseed, Evening Primrose, and Borage
), and Probiotics