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My Old Dog is “ALAPA!”

Written by: Justin Palmer
Justin Palmer is a Certified Pet Food Nutrition Specialist and co-founder of Inspired by his rescued husky, Splash, he dedicated himself to learning about extending both the length and quality of her life. Splash lived and thrived until 18 years old, and now Justin is on a mission to share what he learned with other dog owners.Read more
| Published on May 7, 2019

What On Earth is ALAPA?

We have a saying here at iHeartDogs. We created it because we started hearing the same thing over and over again when it came to our canine joint supplement product.

It goes something like this. A customer with an older dog tries our Advanced Hip & Joint chews. They usually have tried a product before, but they either didn’t see results, or their dog refused to eat it.

They try our formula, and the first impression is “Wow, my dog actually ate this and thought it was a treat!” (the natural bacon flavor helps with that)

But it’s the next thing we often hear that literally brings tears to our eyes. We often hear: “My dog is acting like a puppy again!” ALAPA.

Because our formula contains high, therapeutic levels of 4 active ingredients (glucosamine, MSM, chondroitin, and turmeric) its often significantly more effective than most joint products on the market. And like all products here on iHeartDogs, every single bottle provides donated meals for shelter dogs!

Stories from People Who’s Older Dogs Are ALAPA


“My nine year old dog was really slowing down and experiencing pain. I’ve been giving her this for about a month. She loves the taste. And even better, she’s acting like a puppy again! I would definitely recommend you try it with your dogs. – Kathleen E


My boy Jake will be 10 next month. I started him on these last year when he was slowing down. Since giving him these daily he seems to be a little more agile like when he was a puppy. Once the cold weather passes he will have fun outside even more. Thank you– Deanna


My seven-year-old dog loves these and runs around like a puppy again! – Sonja


This product is awesome. It has shrunk my corgis lymph tumor in a relatively short time and she moves like a little puppy now. People say she doesn’t look ten years old. For a dog with a torn CCL (ACL in humans) problem…worked wonders!!! – Diann

Great product! Even with my little girls arthritis and displaced patella she is running around like a puppy! She is 17 years old and people are amazed at how spry she is! –Deanna


These supplements have made a world of difference in our 9 year old golden retriever. She’s happier and running like a puppy again! We’re so glad we found you and this wonderful product!  – Mary


she jumps around like a puppy at times and walks like a champ.. I have a hard time keeping up with her these days.Susan


My 14 year old mini dachshund hasn’t moved this well since she was a puppy!  – Sarah

My nine year old dog was really slowing down and experiencing pain. I’ve been giving her this for about a month. She loves the taste. And even better, she’s acting like a puppy again! I would definitely recommend you try it with your dogs. – Kathleen


My dogs love this supplement! We have a beagle who started turning her nose up at another glucosamine supplement. We liked the ingredients in this better especially with the added turmeric. We are now giving to both our dogs. The beagle is 10 with a torn ACL and she runs around like a puppy – fantastic!–  Jennifer


“But What if It Doesn’t Work for My Dog?”

We understand every dog is unique and everyone’s circumstances different. That’s why we back every item sold with our Project Paws promise, which states that if you’re not completely satisfied with the product within 90 days, we’ll gladly refund the entire amount, no matter how much you used. You don’t even need to send it back! And the best part? We STILL donate to feed shelter dogs, even if we refund you!

Learn more or purchase the Advanced Hip & Joint chews here.

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional. 


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