A. Glucosamine dosage greatly depends on your dog's weight and joint health needs. A maintenance dose for a ~75 pound doberman would be about 1000mg given over two doses daily (so 500mg per dose). This dose can vary depending on weight, activity levels and if there are supplements present in other ways such as in the food. It is best to check with your veterinarian prior to starting any supplement to make sure all dosages are correct and will not interfere with anything else your dog may be taking.
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