One of the key benefits of collagen is its ability to regenerate joint health. Adding collagen to a dog’s diet while young can help their joint health through to their later years. Dogs with joint pain or arthritis conditions such as osteoarthritis benefit greatly from a quality collagen peptide product. Research has shown a reduction in lameness and an increase in mobility when collagen peptides is included in the diet daily.
You can help improve your dog’s appearance by feeding collagen. The dermis layer of your dog’s skin is mainly made of collagen and this gives the strong foundation for healthy skin and hair growth.
Collagen is rich in the amino acid glycine, which plays a key role in their digestive system health. The leaky gut syndrome can affect dogs by increasing the risk of other health problems including auto-immune, disease, allergies and temperament. Collagen can help repair and restore the gut lining to improve leaky gut conditions.
Some dog breeds are more prone to injuries such as hip dysplasia or torn ligaments. Collagen makes up approx. 70-90% of a dog’s ligaments, tendons and muscles, and plays an important role in ensuring the connective tissues stay flexible. Depleted collagen levels can leave the dog more prone to injury as they age.
Collagen can be added to any food and being unflavoured, makes it highly palatable with all types of food and promotes a good appetite.