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Cherries could help pooches and their hips

Sat, Feb 26 2011 12:00 PM Posted By: Staff

Healthy fruit for healthy hips can make walking your dog more enjoyable

(NAPS)-Good news for dogs and their people. Long walks may soon be more comfortable for both-thanks to a surprising fruit.

Research at Michigan State University's Bioactive Natural Products and Phytoceuticals Laboratory found tart cherries are not only loaded with antioxidants, but they may help avoid discomfort by supporting the body's normal inflammatory response associated with daily exercise and activity.

These findings led to the development of new, all-natural, functional soft chews and baked treats for the active canine.

Overby Farm worked closely with university experts and practicing veterinarians to create Hip Bones-The Original Cherry Dog Treat, Hip Bones, Jr., and two soft chewable products: Hip Flex and Hip Flex Feline. They feature whole tart cherries, tart cherry concentrate, ground flaxseed, ginger, cinnamon, glucosamine and calcium in all-natural recipes supporting healthy hips, bones and joints.

For more information and to request a free sample or to order products, visit www.overbyfarm. com or call 888-628-8783.

 


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