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Labrador Retrievers/glucosamine for labrador retrievers


Gunz wrote at 2014-05-06 07:15:20
I got my first Lab just under six years ago.  While still a pup, maybe six months or so, I would hear a clicking noise in what I thought was his hip or knee area whenever he would move around or sit.  I mentioned it to our Vet at a visit, and they said to have him take Glucosamine, and that we could use something off the shelf from Costco.  I went to Costco, got the bottle that has about 400 in, and have been adding two pills to his evening bowl of food since, and he has had no more clicking or any bone issues since, and he is 5 years and eight months or so now.  Not saying he will never have a problem, but we have been good so far.

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