What does green-lipped mussel do for dogs? There is growing evidence that Green-Lipped Mussel contains nutrients that are beneficial to dogs with arthritis. These nutrients have anti-inflammatory and joint-protective properties, so Green-Lipped Mussel may reduce pain and swelling as well as support joint repair.
Can you give your dog too much green-lipped mussel? Supplementing with green lipped mussel is very beneficial, but only in the right doses. It’s very nutrient dense, so overdosing green lipped mussel can lead to excess of nutrients that can be harmful to you dog, instead of helpful.
How many green lipped mussels should I give my dog? “Although there are no defined doses at the moment, it is usually suggested that small dogs get 500 mg capsules, medium dogs get 750 mg capsules, and large dogs get 1000 mg total a day,” Petty says. A powder like Super Snouts Joint Power can be easily mixed with your pet’s food.
Why is the green mussel harmful? It can cause some side effects such as itching, gout, abdominal pain, heart burn, diarrhea, nausea, and intestinal gas. In rare cases, it might cause liver problems. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: New Zealand green-lipped mussel is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take by mouth during pregnancy.