Why Veterinarians Suggest These Top Nutrients For Dogs & Cats

When it comes to preventing your dog's or cat's joint pain, it's never too soon to start preventing joint health problems, arthritis, and managing the culprit... Prevention is always the best medicine when it comes to your fur baby's joint comfort and mobility, which are both big concerns for pet parents.

Most new puppy or kitten owners don't realize that the earlier you start managing their body's inflammatory response and maintaining their joint health, the better the long-term results will be. The best way to do this is by supplementing their diet with these specific nutrients that aren't provided by their diet (at least not in the amounts needed without absorption issues), which is the key to them living a pain-free life.

Separating fact from fiction is easy when you stick to science and research, yet sadly, most pet supplement nutritional products aren't held to the same standards as human supplements or nutraceuticals. That's why we decided to make our own. Our pets bring us so much JOY every day that we want to do everything we can to keep them healthy.

LynFit Nutrition® didn’t start out start as a business. It began by creating premium supplements that worthy enough to give our customers, one of whom was Martha Stewart. It led to us giving our precious fur-babies our nutraceuticals because we knew they worked.

We purified our products, making very sure they did not contain any heavy metals, pesticides, or contaminants that could harm health and often trigger inflammation that can lead to weight gain/blocking fat burning, in addition to a long list of diseases and health issues like liver and kidney damage. This also includes triggering skin allergies, hair/fur loss, nausea, vomiting, and the list goes on and on.

Watching my pet suffer and lie around versus happily following me everywhere!

Ask any dog, cat, or horse owner if they give their pets nutritional supplements, and you'll almost always get a loud YES, and for good reason. Our pets are our best friends. They bring so much joy and happiness to our lives every day, and for that kind of service don't you think they deserve the best? Thankfully, it only costs pennies a day or less, depending on your pet's size. You can save thousands of dollars in the long run.

Why is it so important to give you pet joint supplements? Dogs age seven times faster than we do. When you consider that, it’s easy to understand why arthritis, hip, shoulder, and joint issues spring up so fast, becoming so painful and debilitating that oftentimes your pet won’t even eat. It's paramount to do whatever you can to manage whole-body, systemic inflammation. 

When you provide your furry friend with the appropriate amounts of high-quality nutrients, they are less likely to have arthritis problems that can be debilitating, and even if they already have it, they can assist your current treatment plan and help your pet feel better and ease your anxiety too.

Here are the top recommended ingredients you should be giving your dog via joint supplements, all of which are found in LynFit Nutrition Pet Recovery Agent! Be sure to check out our Recovery Agent for yourself too! 


Healthy cartilage is required for joints to move smoothly and pain-free. Giving your dogs glucosamine every day helps to stimulate the growth of cartilage and also assists in healing and repairing if it's injured.

Glucosamine can take a while to build up in your pet's system, especially if it’s depleted from age, high activity levels, stress, or injury. On the flip side, it can work quickly in younger pets whose bodies aren't as depleted.

As a nutritionist, I usually tell my clients that the more you need it, the longer it may take. Be patient and consistent until you reach the desired state, and don't stop there. Maintain whole-body nutrient levels the same way.

Once your pet's cells and tissues reach these desired therapeutic levels, glucosamine can decrease pain even in arthritic pets. You'll witness your pet doing things he wasn't before, like following you around the house again versus lying in his bed.

NOTE: If your pet is predisposed to joint problems (as with larger breeds) or has been injured, has had broken bones or joint trauma, or has had elbow or hip dysplasia, you can start administering Pet Recovery Agent with glucosamine to your dog as early as 16 weeks old (some say eight weeks, but we prefer to take a more conservative approach).

Chondroitin Sulfate

Chondroitin sulfate does many good things, but most importantly for us all is how chondroitin sulfate protects aging cartilage by stopping the enzymes that destroy cartilage in the first place. Why is this so important? Less friction = fewer aches and pains and improved function.

MSM, Hyaluronic Acid, Turmeric

Only our Joint Health Supplement contains all the nutrients needed in the amounts required to work. Recovery Agent for Pets contains the glucosamine and chondroitin mentioned, and we also added ingredients like MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane), turmeric that's 95% Turmeric/Curcuminoids, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, which are the safest and highest grade nutrients you can buy without a prescription. This specific combination of ingredients in these clinical doses works, helping to maintain your dog’s or cat's cartilage, connective tissue, and skin.

What makes LynFit Pet Recovery Agent different than all the rest?

Glucosamine and chondroitin can be difficult for a pet’s gastrointestinal tract due to the lack of proper digestion and absorption. That's why we use the most bioavailable forms and turned them into a delicious chewable tab. The minute your pet starts chewing them, digestive enzymes in their mouth break down these bioavailable nutrients and immediately begin to assimilate and deliver the broken down nutrients where they are needed most without causing gastric distress.

In addition to using bioavailable, high-grade nutrients we take an extra step and purify them, so they won't harm your pet in the process. Giving your dog or cat blended nutrients instead of giving them independently saves you money, is more effective, and protects from overdosing.

The additional benefit of using these specific blended nutrients is that the clinical dosages can be lowered. You don't need to give them excess, which usually results in a smelly mess or itchy skin as the body's way of detoxing itself. 

A few important facts: If you're still using a different product to finish it up before starting our Pet Recovery Agent, make sure you're giving the proper nutrients in the correct dosages and forms that are actually being used by your pet's body. Otherwise, you're just giving their over-tired, aging liver one more thing to do. Many store-bought brands are not purified and are heavily preserved, blocking absorption. All the money you're spending on these nutrients is a waste and has not been shown to actually get into the cartilage where it needs to be.

A couple of other notable nutrient superstars that pet lovers give their pets and hopefully take them as well are:

Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids

LynFit Pure Omega 3 contains the amount of omega-3 fatty acids required to work. Essential fatty acids are excellent joint nutrients too. They are best in supplement form when it comes to addressing your pet's overall health, especially when it comes to managing and reducing inflammation. They naturally help alleviate aches, pains, and all kinds of issues, including allergies, dry, itchy skin, and a lackluster coat.

In addition to promoting joint health, omega-3 fatty acids help promote healthy joint lubrication, which can help reduce pain for your pet.

The best sources of omega-3 fatty acids for pets (and humans) are derived from fish. That's why we use sardines. They contain the best and most potent concentrated levels and are pure. We go even further by molecularly distilling them as an extra protective measure. Our pet's bodies, and ours, are much too important to contaminate!

NOTE: Flaxseed/linseed oil supplementation is not recommended for pets or humans as it only contains ALA, and it's the DHA and EPA that work best when it comes to inflammation, easing aches and pains, immune, skin, and brain health.

CBD (Cannabinoid)

Every day lately, I’m asked about CBD for pets with severe arthritis. Pets and humans alike can benefit from taking a CBD oil supplement, but only if it’s FREE OF THC and purified or it can cause extreme behavior and health issues. We can't emphasize this enough! Make sure it does no harm first and foremost.

CBD oil works by way of the endocannabinoid system, a system in your pet’s body that modulates pain and inflammation. It's important to note that dogs have a higher number of cannabinoid receptors in their brains than we do, making them more vulnerable to toxicity from CBD. That is why you want to make very sure that the one you buy is THC-free and purified of any and all preservatives and fillers, as well as being non-GMO because what you don’t know can kill your pet.

That being said, I give our LynFit THC-free CBD to my pets when needed for extreme anxiety and distress. Pet Recovery Agent works better when it comes to joint pain and anti-arthritis benefits. CBD can benefit older dogs who already have joint pain and are more anxious than younger pups.

As a fur-mom, I give ALL my pets Pet Recovery Agent every day and Pure Omega 3 in the mornings. And, when needed for anxiety, I use our THC-free CBD before bed to help them rest easy. I take it too, as CBD Daily Wellness is a superstar when it comes to sleep!

Every pet owner should be using the Pet Recovery Agent, Pure Omega 3, and/or our THC-free CBD Daily Wellness for the higher anxiety breeds or pets. Regardless of your pet's age, joint health, or nutrition status, PREVENTION IS ALWAYS THE BEST SOLUTION. Their immune health is dependent on it, and ours is too in today's COVID-filled world. CBD DAILY WELLNESS WONT GET YOUR PET HIGH; IT MAKES THEM HEALTHY! 

If you need help, email us at support@lynfit.com or talk with your veterinarian for their recommendation on alternative methods for reducing your pet’s pain. Navigating the world of pain relief for our precious pets can be overwhelming, so enlist the help of your veterinarian, who will be your best resource for information on all things pet-related.

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