ArthriMAXX PREMIUM Soft Chews™ For Dogs

ArthriMAXX PREMIUM Soft Chews™
ArthriMAXX PREMIUM Soft Chews™ For Dogs

What makes ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ soft chews superior to other soft chews on the market?

  • It is formulated and manufactured in an FDA, cGMP and pharmaceutically licensed facility under strict quality control.

  • It's easy for you to use; just give as a treat after meals or before “bedtime”.

  • It is cold-processed for stability and longer shelf life, which ensures both higher absorption and easier assimilation for full potency.

  • The ingredients in ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ are being utilized in our liquid formula by prestigious animal hospitals and veterinary specialists across the country.

  • ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ contains no starch, salt, wheat, yeast, corn, milk or soy derivatives.

  • ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ is safe, effective and has no known adverse side effects.



Indications for use

  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Stifle disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • OCD (Osteochondritis Dissecans)
  • Post-op orthopedic surgery
  • Lameness
  • Breed related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Subluxation of the hip
  • Patella luxation
  • Traumatic arthritis (minor sprains)
  • Cystitis

As a preventative in

  • Large breed fast growing puppies
  • Sporting dogs
  • Working dogs
  • Agility dogs
  • Young large breed dogs
  • Dogs over the age of 9 years
  • Breed related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Cystitis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Lameness
ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ Active Ingredients
  ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ for Dogs (per 7.5 gram soft chew) 120-count bottle
Glucosamine HCL 500 mg
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) 500 mg
New Zealand Perna Mussel 300 mg
Alpha Linolenic Acid (Derived from 400 mg Flaxseed Oil) 200 mg
Turmeric 100 mg
Vitamin C (as Calcium Ascorbate) 75 mg
African Hook Plant 50 mg
Manganese Amino Acid Chelate 10 mg
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 9 mg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 6 mg
Selenium 10 mcg

Learn more about the ingredients for Dogs

ArthriMAXX™ is a combination of powerful Nutraceuticals, Antioxidants and Anti-inflammatory ingredients, which are especially formulated for dogs with joint ailments. We bring you the best of science and nature together to work synergistically with each other. This ensures that your dog is getting the benefits from every ingredient:

Glucosamine HCL (750mg) helps form all the major cushioning ingredients. You can think of it as padding of the joint fluids and surrounding tissues. Glucosamine increases the chance for positive results in a short period of time for a variety of problems. This includes the breakdown and inflammation of the synovial fluids as well as damage to the tissues, ligaments, muscles, inflamed discs and inflamed joints associated with aging. Glucosamine helps to make the synovial fluid thick and elastic. (Refer to diagrams).

Chondroitin sulfate (500mg) is one of the most vital of compounds in connective tissue. It is responsible for building and supporting the ground substance of cartilage. You can think of chondroitin as a bunch of magnets attracting fluid and sweeping nutrients into the cartilage. Chondroitin helps to block destructive enzymes that break down the cartilage in the joint. Chondroitin is also one of the nutraceuticals necessary for the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans.

MSM (methylsulfonylmethane 750mg) is an amazing naturally occurring vital nutrient found in all living organisms. It has many desirable properties and effects for wellness and over all good health. MSM is a major building block of glycosaminoglycans. Glycosaminoglycans are key structural components in cartilage. They also play an important role in the maintenance of joint cartilage. MSM increases blood circulation and is a natural anti-inflammatory. MSM is recognized as the third most important nutrient found in the body of all living mammals. MSM is frequently referred to as "nature's miracle healing nutrient."

Astaxanthin (haematococcus pluvialis 1mg) is in the carotenoid family and is 400 times more powerful than vitamin E. Oxidative damage plays a significant role in the aging process and advancement of degenerative joint disease. Antioxidants can be the key to fighting free radicals. Astaxanthin has been referred to as the "super vitamin E" for distinguishing itself from other antioxidants by it's superior antioxidant potency and bio-availability.

Ester-C (calcium ascorbate 175mg) is the only patented form of vitamin C. It strengthens the immune system, supports joints and connective tissues. Ester-C is essential for the formation and maintenance of collagen, which is vital to bones. Ester-C is non-acidic and gentle on the stomach. Ester-C contains metabolites that have been shown to enhance the delivery of essential vitamin C and may protect against osteoarthritis.

Aloe Vera (300mg) has always been referred to as the "Miracle Plant." Most of us are familiar with its properties for burns. There are extensive amounts of evidence showing its healing properties for combating inflammation and swelling. Its anesthetic action eases pain and enhances blood flow. It contains chemicals that penetrate deep inside the cell membranes. This enables it to deliver beneficial compounds deep into tissue where it can do the most good. Aloe Vera is also known by millions as "God's gift to mankind."

Manganese (10mg) is essential for normal bone structure. It can also help neutralize free radicals and is needed for normal nerve function. Manganese is also indicated in stimulating growth of connective tissue and is also thought to be of importance in the growth and development of the formation of mucopolysaccharides, which are needed for healthy joint membranes.

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For pets weighing 10 lbs. and under, give 1.0 ml daily. For every additional 5lbs. of body weight, add .5 ml daily to their dosage.
ArthriMAXX PREMIUM™ for Dogs Daily Dosage Guideline
5 to 15 lbs 16-25 lbs 26-45 lbs 46-95 lbs 96-130 lbs Over 131 lbs
1/2 chew 1 chew 2 chew 3 chew 4 chew 5 chew

Guarantee: ArthriMAXX™ is a full circle powerful joint formula. Every human grade ingredient in ArthriMAXX™ has and is being used in major clinical studies across the globe. Our patent pending formula makes ArthriMAXX™ unique. Our products and ingredients are researched, developed and manufactured in the USA.
We also stand behind our 100% palatability guarantee.