What is unique about Sea "Mobility"©?
Ark Naturals© has combined "real" beef (not beef meal) or "real" chicken (not chicken meal) or "real" lamb (not lamb meal) with wheat protein and energy-charged nutraceuticals including: sea cucumber, MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) and glucosamine HCL to produce a product that supports good joint function. Omega-3 (fish oil) and omega-6 (evening primrose oil) have been added to increase its effectiveness. Studies show that by combining these powerful nutraceuticals you can increase your pet's range of motion, maximize joint mobility, and provide comfort for dogs with symptoms of hip and joint distress.
Ark Naturals Sea Mobility Lamb Jerky strips are wheat free and corn free, for those pets that suffer from allergies to other food ingredients.
What is Sea Cucumber?
Sea cucumber is a marine animal (echinoderm) related to the starfish. It is an excellent source of chondroitin sulfate; it is considered more complete than traditional chondroitin sources. Sea cucumber helps to supply and build glycosaminoglycans(GAGS) and collagen, important for healthy joint function.
What is MSM?
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a naturally occurring sulfur compound in the body. It is necessary for many important bodily processes - in pets as well as in humans. Unfortunately, most foods contain little, if any. Our bodies must replenish MSM from other sources continually. MSM has a number of beneficial effects, including bone, joint, ligament and connective tissue health.
What is Glucosamine?
Glucosamine is the most fundamental building block in the synthesis of sugar-protein molecules including proteoglycans, glycosaminoglycans, glycolipids, and hyaluronate. It plays a major role in the synthesis of collagen, cartilage, bone, skin, and various lubricating fluids in the body. Glucosamine helps to produce synovial fluid critical for the maintenance of joint health, and for the joint's ability to operate with a full range of motion. In cell cultures, glucosamine has been reported to stimulate cartilage synthesis and inhibit its degradation.
Sea Cucumber Powder, Glucosamine HCL (99.9% pure), Chondroitin Sulfate (99.9% pure), MSM (99.9% pure), Ascorbic acid, calcium carbonate, calcium pantothenate, caramel color, d-biotin, fish oil, food starch modified, gelatin, glycerin, Lamb, maple syrup, mixed tocopherals (a source of vitamin E), natural smoke flavor, niacin, pyridoxine hcl, riboflavin, rice flour, salt, sorbic acid, thiamine, vitamin A (acetate), vitamin B12, vitamin D3, vitamin E.
Ark Naturals a 12 year old Florida company was incorporated with the mission of providing pet guardians with natural options and an opportunity to be proactive when caring for their pets; and also without circumventing the veterinarian patient relationship.
Part of our mission is to educate pet guardians, by providing them with credible scientific studies that are clear and easy to understand. Our belief is that pet guardians will make the right choices when they understand the benefits of natural vs. chemically altered products.
We pledge to continue to produce the leading line of pet care neutraceuticals, using only premium, human grade ingredients. We promise to use ingredients that are made in the USA, are antibiotic, hormone and by-product free. Our goal is not only to develop products that allow our family pets to enjoy a better quality of life, but also to allow their guardians to rest assured that they have cared for their pets in the best possible way.
We are founding members of the NASC (National Animal Supplement Council) and audited with an A+rating.
The NASC is an organization of pet supplement manufacturers that are dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses through the US. Founded in 2001, NASC members are committed to the highest standards of quality in the industry today. NASC promulgates, disseminates and collectively enforces 'best practices' in manufacturing, labeling and marketing supplements.
Our products are conventional, using all human grade neutraceuticals. All our products are made in the USA in FDA/OTC facilities and USDA/AFIS registered facilities. We use no imported meats; our products are hormone, antibiotic and by-product free.