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Taking Care of Our Dogs' Muscles, Joints and Bones

Proper care of a dog's muscles, joints and bones are important for a dog's general well-being and critical for canine athletes.


Zuke's contributor, Anna-Marija Helt, PhD, discusses the importance of achieving good structural health for our dogs using supplements and proper diet. Dr. Helt recommends looking at changing how you feed your dog to prevent musculoskeletal disorders. 

Many natural foods contain nutrients that improve bone and muscle health such as pumpkin, sweet potatoes, red cabbage, kale and spinach. She also recommends foods rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals which can help prevent damage to bones, joints and muscles. Read more on the Zuke's website. 

We wish to thank Zuke's for their generous sponsorship and support of the Cynosport World Games!

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