Arthritis Supplements for Dogs with Dr. James St. Clair on Your Natural Dog Podcast
Arthritis can really impact our dogs’ quality of life, leaving pet parents wondering, is it possible to be proactive about protecting our pets from future joint pain and mobility issues? In this episode of Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, we’re joined by Dr. James St. Clair, founder of TopDog Health & Rehabilitation, a progressive canine physical rehabilitation facility focused primarily on post-orthopedic surgery patients and older arthritic dogs. Dr. St. Clair joins me to discuss arthritis and joint pain in dogs, how to be proactive about supporting your pup’s joints, and choosing the best natural supplements for dog arthritis and joint pain.
- What causes Arthritis in dogs?
- Supplements for Arthritis in Dogs
- The Problem with the Pet Supplement Industry
- How to Choose the Right Arthritis Supplement for Dogs
- When do dogs need Arthritis Supplements?
- Being Proactive with breeds prone to Arthritis & Hip Dysplasia
- Muscle Development for Arthritis & Joint Pain
- Full Spectrum Hemp Extract for Dog Arthritis & Joint Pain
- Dr. James St. Clair’s TopDog Health
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- TopDog Health’s Dog Orthopedic and Joint Support Facebook Group
- Have a question about your pet that you want answered on the podcast? Email us at Carter@yournaturaldog.com
- Angela Ardolino
- CBD Dog Health
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About Angela Ardolino
Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, a rescue animal sanctuary farm, and two locations of her natural pet salon and shop Beautify the Beast. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.
Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s Full Spectrum Hemp Extract, and now MycoDog mushroom extracts, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has Odie, a 16-year-old mini-schnauzer, as well as Jolene, Maza, and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.
About Dr. James St. Clair
Dr. James St.Clair has been an outspoken voice for dog health with a core focus on pet owner education since 2004. Dr. James St.Clair, warmly referred to as Dr. J, owns and operates a four-doctor, full-service small animal practice in central Connecticut. In the fall of 2004, Dr. J founded TopDog Health & Rehabilitation, a progressive canine physical rehabilitation facility focused primarily on post-orthopedic surgery patients and older arthritic dogs.
Within six months of opening TopDog, he created the ﬁrst version of the TopDog Home Rehab Guide. After recognizing a significant lack of information and inconsistency in the information provided to pet owners from their veterinarians, general practitioners, and the boarded surgeons. Over the years, TopDog’s focus shifted to researching and developing innovative joint health and therapy support products. In January 2010, Dr. J purchased the manufacturing company of his joint health products.
Dr. J plans to focus his energy and passion on developing exceptional quality nutritional supplements for dogs for years to come. He shares his life with his amazing wife Jenine, their four children, Emma, Andrew, Sydney, and Max, and their dog Ditch.