Bone Health in Dogs: An In-Depth Analysis of Osteoarthritis and Natural Remedies

  • Sachin Gupta, Ganesh D, Vijay Kele
Keywords: Dog, osteoarthritis (OA), vitamin D, bone health, CRP, uric acid, clinical signs


Dogs with osteoarthritis (OA) experience pain, limited movement and a lower standard of living. This study offers a thorough examination of the risk factors, diagnostic techniques and underlying reasons for canine OA. In addition to four normal-looking dogs, the study involved 40 cases of dogs with multiple joint OA who were free from other concomitant mental, metabolic, or viral disorders. Of them, 44 dogs were split into two sets: Unhealthy (G1) and Healthy (G2), which included 22 dogs. While G1 is given daily oral collagen peptide (1.0-2.0 mg/kg bwt) and vitamin D (0.02-0.03 mg/kg bwt) + calcium (25 mg/kg bwt) + sunthi (0.08 gm/kg bwt) for one month, G2 acts as the wellness condition. One of the characteristics that were examined was the frequency of bone-related illnesses in dogs. On the 30th day, G1 showed a significant decrease in lameness, which was explained by the synergistic action of collagen peptide, calcium, vitamin D and Sunthi, which relieved OA pain. There was a significant fall in C-reactive protein (CRP) and uric acid. To diagnose OA, radiography and clinical signs were utilized. G1 is therefore superior to G2 in this regard.


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Sachin Gupta, Ganesh D, Vijay Kele. (2024). Bone Health in Dogs: An In-Depth Analysis of Osteoarthritis and Natural Remedies. Revista Electronica De Veterinaria, 25(1), 70-77. Retrieved from