When to Start Skin and Joint Supplements in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

I have noticed some issues with our 5-month-old Frenchie puppy.   He seems to have mild patella issues and visibly healthy but slightly itchy skin.

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Bulldog Supplements for MPL and Skin Problems

Are there supplements to use to help prevent future issues?

 

Thank you so much!

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Dr. Roy Kraemer Staff answered 2 years ago

Answer for When to Start Bulldog Skin and Joint Supplements 

The answer for when to start skin and joint supplements in bulldogs goes back to the centerpiece of Dr. Kraemer’s mission statement

An Ounce of PREVENTION is Worth a Pound of CURE

When to Start Skin and Joint Supplements in Bulldogs  EARLY START

Prevention should start early in life

Most supplements should be started before chronic disease ensues.

For young bulldog and French bulldog puppies, this includes therapeutic supplements and topicals for conditions such as:

BULLDOG ORTHOPEDICS:

To help prevent and manage

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BULLDOG DENTAL & PERIODONTAL DISEASE:

To prevent and manage

  • Teeth decay and cavities
  • Plaque and tartar
  • bulldog periodontal disease

BULLDOG EAR DISEASE:

To prevent and manage

  • bulldog otitis
  • Aaural hematoma,
  • End-stage ear disease

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BULLDOG SKIN & SKINFOLDS DISEASE:

To prevent and manage

  • Bulldog atopic dermatitis
  • Bulldog skinfold moist dermatitis

French Bulldog vaginal skinfold dermatitis

BULLDOG BACK & VERTEBRAL DISEASE:

To prevent and manage

  • Bulldog vertebral malformation
  • Bulldog IVDD

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Answer for When to Start Skin and Joint Supplements MPL AND SKIN

MPL in French Bulldog puppies is likely to progress over time. An early start with joint supplements is recommended.

BULLDOG THERAPEUTICS

Answer for When to Start Skin and Joint Supplements MPL AND SKIN

BULLDOG WEIGHT CONTROL

You should also maintain a lean body weight, balanced diet, and healthy activity that exclude acute load-bearing activities

To learn more about bulldog and French bulldog puppies, MPL, see HERE

The same preventive care & wellness mission applies to bulldog and French bulldog skin problems.

Many of the common bully skin conditions can be prevented and managed with only supplements and topical therapeutics.

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Answer for When to Start Skin and Joint Supplements in Bulldogs PREVENT & TREAT

I developed a bully prevention & treatment filter that you can find on the home page of the vet4bulldog store that will match common bully conditions with my recommended products and low-cost bundles.

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