Collagen is a protein that is found in skin and connective tissues like joints, tendons, cartilage, and ligaments. Not only is it massively important to our bodies, but it also makes up a whopping 30% of all the protein in your dog’s body, so it’s pretty important stuff.
However, as time goes by collagen production is slowed and can leave your dog more prone to injuries and conditions affecting their bones and joints. You may also notice a change in their skin and coat health.
Luckily for us, if our joints and bones start to ache, we are able to tell someone and address it, but for your dog it isn't so easy. Collagen will depleat in your dog's body and when this does it can lead to joint pain, arthritis and other conditions.
So, here’s 8 reasons to start giving your dog collagen.