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Bestie Joint: Thera-Chews™️ for Healthier Joints

Bestie Joint is a therapeutic mini chew, that can help support joint health and mobility. 

Each therapeutic chew has a powerful blend of green tea and algae extracts, papaya, gingko; pre and postbiotics.

  • Green tea extract for cartilage support
  • Algae extractsand green lipped mussel for fatty acids especially DHA
  • Papaya for lutein and reducing oxidative stress
  • Gingko to help joint pain
  • Postbiotic blend to help joint pain and protection

It works by:

  • Improving gut health.
  • Supporting cartilage health.
  • Reducing oxidative stress.

But it's also yummy and gummy! And the perfect size for small and older dogs. Thera-Chews™️ are the small chews for small dogs!

    Size: 90 CHEW PACK

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    • Algal extracts for fatty acids
    • Green tea extract for cartilage and joint
    • Pro and postbiotics for joint pain and protection
    • Papaya for antioxidant defence

    POWERFUL FORMULA: 1500mg of active ingredients vs 812mg

    Bestie Joint per 5g

    600mg green lipped mussel for fatty acid & chondroitin

    300mg DHA GOLD algae extract for DHA fatty acid

    226g Papaya for oxidative stress

    76mg Green Tea Extract for cartilage support

    22mg Postbiotic blend: Lactobacillus paracasei 400bn cfu/g and lactobacillus acidophilus 100 billion cfu/g

    AndALGIMUN algae extract, spirulina, gingko.

    Plus other whole food ingredients:

    Tapioca starch, gelatin, sunflower oil, organic vegetable glycerine, beef bone broth, prebiotic carrot fibre, water, salt, sunflower lecithin.

    Leading competitor per 5g

    • 500mg glucosamine
    • 250mg chondroitin sulphate
    • 40mg ascorbic acid
    • 22mg manganese gluconate

    Plus other ingredients:

    Rye flour, fish meal, soy flour, sodium chloride (salt), dimethylsufone, besan flour, glycerine, guar gum, acetic acid, sodium stearyl lactylate, hydrolysed vegetable protein powder, smokey beef flavour, naturox, pectin, turmeric extract, potassium sorbate, water.

    Working on the gut-joint connection

    Joint pain is common

    While not all joint pain is osteoarthritis, OA is a common degenerative disease that affects the joints, leading to cartilage breakdown, inflammation, pain, and disability.

    One study estimated about 20% of dogs over 1 year had OA.)

    Research suggests that a dysbiotic gut microbiome, characterised by an imbalance in the types and numbers of bacteria, is associated with the development and progression of osteoarthritis.

    How the gut affects joints

    There are a few mechanisms by which the gut microbiota contributes:

    1. Inflammation: The gut microbiota can influence the immune system and promote inflammation, which can contribute to the development and progression of osteoarthritis.
    2. Metabolite production:The gut microbiota produces various metabolites, such as short-chain fatty acids, which can have both positive and negative effects on joint health. Imbalances in these metabolites may contribute to osteoarthritis.
    3. Gut permeability: Disruption of the gut barrier, also known as gut permeability, can allow harmful substances to enter the bloodstream. This can trigger an immune response and potentially contribute to joint inflammation and damage.
    4. Systemic effects: The gut microbiota can influence systemic processes, including metabolism and immune function. These systemic effects may indirectly impact the development and progression of osteoarthritis.

    Fed like treats.

    No mess. No fuss. No refusal.

    Customer Reviews

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    Gail T.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Have been a committed Bestie customer for several years and we continue to see the benefits
    Bestie gummy chews

    Great product! Our Maltese Shih Tzu Teddy is almost 15yo, but took to the chews straight away. They certainly encourage vigorous, healthy chewing and will be a great asset to Teddy's dental health going forward.

    Many thanks for that feedback and video!

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    Le P.
    The Groove joints chew

    Got the trial pack for my pups to try as part of their joint support maintenance. Love that is all natural

    Excellent to hear!

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    Lisa B.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Recommended by holistic vet
    Always happy with bestie products

    My friend’s greyhound loved them
    My dachshund cross jack russell couldn’t chew them as they were very hard. I tried cutting them up but it was virtually impossible

    Thanks for your feedback. That's great about the greyhounds, not so much about the Dachsie. That said, these were trial packs and the reason we were still trialling is because that batch was a little harder than we were aiming for...

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    Dee D.n.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: To take the guesswork out of meal prep and balance our diy raw meals.
    Amazing

    Thank you so much for the sample pack. The dogs loved their gummy treats. Will definitely be ordering some more soon. They also love the bestie balancer which we use to balance their daily meals. Shiny coats, healthy and happy pooches.

    That's great to hear and thanks for the video!

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    DEB G.
    What was the reason you switched to bestie...was there something going on health-wise?:: Bindi has spondylosis so it's very impawtent to keep her joints as healthy as possible.
    The Groove Healthy Joint Chew

    These chews are packed with awesome ingredients to assist with joint health

    Excellent! I hope it continues to help Bindi.

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