MYOS Canine Muscle Formula - Blog

  • MYOS PET OF THE MONTH! Meet Salsa!

      Salsa is a 3 year old Border Collie-Whippet Mix, who tore her subscapularis and supraspinatus tendons last year while playing with another dog.  Along with various therapies, she also received MYOS as recommended by her Veterinarian for the entirety of her treatment. Salsa returned to flyball competition 8 months after her injury with...
  • The Importance of Muscle Health While Managing CKD

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a common ailment among cats, especially as they age. It occurs when a cat's kidneys gradually lose their ability to function properly, leading to a buildup of toxins in the body. While there is no cure for CKD, there are ways to manage the disease and improve a cat's quality of life. One important aspect of managing CKD in cats is to keep their muscles strong.

  • Top 5 Sports for Your Dog

        Today's canine sporting world offers an array of engaging activities designed to challenge and captivate your dog, both mentally and physically. These sports not only contribute to their overall growth and development but also provide enriching experiences that strengthen the bond between you and your four-legged friend. To help you choose ...
  • Unlocking the Secrets of Canine Health. The Vital Role Muscles Play in Strong Joint Health.

    As pet owners, we want to ensure that our beloved dogs live healthy, happy lives. A crucial aspect of a dog's overall health and well-being is the symbiotic relationship between their muscles and joints. Maintaining strong muscles and flexible joints is essential for optimal canine health. It helps our pups stay active, agile, and pain-free.   ...
  • PRESS RELEASE: MYOS CORP Announces Results from Clinical Trial on the Impact of Fortetropin® in Cats Suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease

    Fortetropin supplementation increased lean muscle mass in 70 percent of subjects while contributing no adverse side effects. March 22, 2023   MYOS CORP, a research-based, advanced nutrition company, today announced the completion of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial that examined the impact of Fortetropin® on cats ...
  • TPLO Surgery – A Timeline for Recovery

    TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) surgery is a common procedure performed on dogs with cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injuries. The surgery involves cutting and repositioning the tibial plateau, a part of the dog's knee joint, to stabilize the joint and prevent further damage to the ligament.


    After TPLO surgery, it's important to follow a strict recovery plan to ensure a successful outcome. The recovery timeline can vary depending on the dog's age, size, and overall health, as well as the extent of the surgery and the surgeon's instructions. 

  • Joint Supplements Are Not Enough

    Muscles and arthritis are two separate entities, but they are interconnected in more ways than one. Arthritis, also known as joint inflammation, is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, which can significantly impact mobility and quality of life. Muscles, on the other hand, are the tissues responsible for movement and support in the body. In this blog, we will discuss the relationship between muscles and arthritis and the importance of muscle health in managing arthritis symptoms.

  • March 2023 MYOS Pet of the Month: Sunny

      Meet Sunny and hear what Nick, the Lead Instructor of the Center for Forensic Training and Education (CTFE), had to say about MYOS!   "I was looking for something to support muscle health in my working partners for quite some time, then I was introduced to MYOS, and have been very pleased with the results!   Working FEMA Disaster K9s in the w...
  • Top 10 Dog Breeds Most Likely to Develop Joint Issues

       Joint problems are unfortunately common in dogs as they grow older. For some dogs, these issues are only a minor nuisance. For others, however, these problems can get to the point where, over time, they become nearly incapable of performing any type of physical activity.   Dogs who suffer from osteoarthritis will experience varying levels...
  • Top 5 Reasons Dogs Develop Osteoarthritis

      Osteoarthritis in dogs, otherwise known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is a progressive degeneration of the cartilage and bone within a joint.   Another way of defining osteoarthritis is the “wear and tear” on joints. Osteoarthritis can technically happen in any joint in the body. But the most commonly affected joints are the hip, knee,...
  • Top 5 Dog-Friendly Winter Vacations

      Looking for a winter getaway but not sure what to do with your pet while you’re gone? There are plenty of getaways, especially at winter wonderland destinations, that are happy to accommodate your dog.  Here are five pet-friendly vacations for you and your four-legged family member this winter.   The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor G...
  • Easy No-Bake Strawberry Yogurt Valentine Dog Treats

      Easy No-Bake Strawberry Yogurt Valentine Dog Treats Total Prep Time: 11 minutes Yield: 20 balls   Ingredients 1 1/2 cup oat flour (pulverize rolled oats in the food processor to make your own) 1 cup coconut flour 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1/3 cup strawberries (about 4 large) 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp dried pomegranate...
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