In spite of it’s name, Golden Oldies is not just formulated for arthritis in older dogs. It is formulated for any dog with any joint inflammation including hip and elbow dysplasia or any injury resulting in joint pain in dogs.
Inner Winner is based on whole formulas for the health and well being of your best friend. We use human grade products where possible to ensure your pet is getting the very best.
Daily Dosage: Small Dog/Puppy :1/4 teaspoon
Medium Dog: 1/2 teaspoon
Large Dog: 1 teaspoon
Human Grade ingredients contained in Golden Oldies:
Shark cartilage is used in the treatment of arthritis and joint injury as the anti-inflammatory properties help reduce inflammation and joint swelling. Studies have shown that this works by inhibiting the formation of new blood cells which are the cause of the inflammation. It also aids by boosting the immune system.
Green Lipped Mussels
Green Lipped Mussels are an excellent natural anti-inflammatory source for aged dogs with arthritis or dogs with joint injuries or dysplasia. GLM naturally inhibit Leukotrienes activity, a process that has been identified as a major factor behind inflammation. Conditions that have components of inflammation include arthritis and joint tissue weakness. The omega-3 unsaturated fatty acids that are abundant in Green Lipped Mussels also help to strengthen the cartilage, joint tissue and bones of all dogs. Added to this are the high contents of iron and glycosaminoglycan found in green shell mussels which are universally considered useful for promoting bone strength and overall health. At Inner Winner, we buy raw Green Lipped Mussels and dry them in house to ensure that we are providing your pet with the highest quality natural source.
Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. The anti-inflammatory effects of this herb are comparable to those of cortine, and the antioxidant effects are comparable to those of vitamins C and E. Since it has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it is an excellent herb for dogs with chronic inflammation, such as skin problems, arthritis and joint pain.
Devil’s Claw’s main clinical use is pain relief in joint disease. This South African herb has been widely used since the18th century. Devils Claw contains iridoid glycosides, components believed to have powerful anti-inflammatory effects. It has a high concentration of one type of iridoid, called harpagoside, and some laboratory tests suggest it may be useful in pain relief and inflammation.
Micro-Encapsulated Fish Oil Powder
Micro-encapsulated fish oil in a powder. Fish oil has been around since the 19th century. Fish oils contain Vitamin A , D and omega-3’s. The omega-3’s are responsible for helping to reduce arthritis symptoms. The 2 forms of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are DHA and EPA. The DHA and EPA can reduce inflammation, which causes swelling and pain.
3nB is unique to celery and is responsible for the vegetables characteristic flavour and odour. It was discovered as the active component of celery by researchers who were seeking to explain some of the medicinal effects. Based upon all of the existing research, it is clear the 3nB exerts a profound effect on the body’s control system, chiefly the prostaglandin system. Prostaglandins are chemicals that control many important body processes, including regulating inflammation, pain and swelling.
Glucosamine is the most commonly used supplement for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Glucosamine is an amino sugar that is incorporated into joint cartilage. Glucosamine is rapidly taken up by cartilage cells and helps to stimulate the synthesis of synovial fluid and cartilage and also helps to inhibit the destructive enzymes that can destroy cartilage and proteoglycans.
Chondroitin is the main glycosaminoglycan found in cartilage. It also helps to inhibit enzymes that are destructive to the joint and has been shown to be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis. Since chondroitin production by the body decreases with aging, supplementation with this compound maybe especially helpful for older pets with arthritis.
MSM is a sulphur compound that has a vitamin like normalising function on the body. MSM is an antioxidant, cell rejuvenator, and joint healer. This sulphur is produced by ocean plankton, and can be found naturally in seafood, fruit, nuts and vegetables. Sulphur is stored in nearly every cell in the body, with this highest concentrates found in joints, hair, skin and nails. Sulphur is essential to the formation of blood proteins, amino acids, connective tissues and healthy skin.
Shatavari has anti-inflammatory properties and is used to treat inflamed membranes, rheumatism, kidney and stomach areas.
Black pepper enhances the bioavailability of turmeric and allows it to easily absorbed into the body
Ascorbic Acid - Vitamin C As they get older or have an injury dogs become less proficient at producing their own supply of vitamin C, and more in need of antioxidants. Adding ascorbic acid to our formula can reinvigorate and strengthen the immune system and rejuvenate.
Spirulina is one of the “super greens" and is rich in chlorophyll which is anti-inflammatory. Spirulina contains vitamin C, B complex, and E,carotenoids, Chlorophyll and phycocyanin. It is highly digestible food and nutrient dense. Spirulina is a powerful antioxidant that supports the immune system. It is especially beneficial for older dogs. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties and also may help with reducing the chances of developing cataracts and glaucoma.