Cosequin is a brand of dietary supplement that can be given to not only dogs and cats, but also birds and horses. The purpose of Cosequin is to counter-act the effects of osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis causes the deterioration of the smooth cartilage that covers the ends of bones, and possibly the formation of tiny boney projections on the bones. Both the loss of cartilage and the boney projections cause serious pain for your pet.
The Cosequin brand is a hip and joint relief product contains Glucosamine and Chondroitin, both of which work to relieve pain, decrease inflammation, and rebuild cartilage. Many people often confuse Cosequin as being a unique chemical compound to treat hip and joint pain when in fact it is actually only brand of hip and joint pain relief.