Dogs With Arthritis: Types of Joints

1.  Ball and Socket Joints - ex. the hips and shoulders

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2.  Hinged joints - ex. the knees and elbows

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3.  Gliding Joints - ex. the wrists and ankles

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All 3 are lubricated by synovial fluid, which deteriorates as your dog ages. The lack of this fluid causes the bones to move directly on one another, creating pain for your dog.

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The natural way to replace synovial fluid is to give your dog a supplement that includes chondroitin, found for example in marine collagen extract.

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