WINPRO

My poor dog Truffle had a rough start in life. Abandoned as a puppy, he was found limping along a freeway in Seattle with a broken leg at only five months old. 

He was rescued, taken to a shelter, and immediately rushed into surgery. The surgeon later described Truffle’s break as “one of the worst and most difficult ones to fix” he had ever seen. 

Thankfully, the surgeon and his team were able to help. They inserted two metal pins into his hind legs that would allow him to regain mobility! However, Truffle’s medical issues were far from over; At only four years old, arthritis has made his legs stiff and unable to fully bend. The surgeon and his vet warned that one day he might need surgery to re-break the leg, but in the meantime, Truffle takes a glucosamine supplement to help with the pain and prevent further suffering.

WINPRO Blood Protein Supplements

While these supplements helped, I was always on the lookout for something else I could do to make my furry friend more comfortable. Well, recently, I was gifted a month’s sample of WINPRO Blood Protein Supplements: Mobility. I decided to give it a try, but I have to admit, I was very skeptical! 

If you’ve never heard of Winpro, they are the only company to offer a line of blood protein supplements formulated especially for dogs. The main active ingredient in WINPRO products is spray-dried animal blood proteins. 

Sounds horrifying, I know. But blood proteins have been extensively researched by the WINPRO team for decades! It all started in the 1980s when research at Iowa State University showed that adding animal-blood proteins to the diet of weaning piglets suffering from extreme stress significantly improved their survival rate.

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While these supplements helped, I was always on the lookout for something else I could do to make my furry friend more comfortable. Well, recently, I was gifted a month’s sample of WINPRO Blood Protein Supplements: Mobility. I decided to give it a try, but I have to admit, I was very skeptical! 

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If you’ve never heard of Winpro, they are the only company to offer a line of blood protein supplements formulated especially for dogs. The main active ingredient in WINPRO products is spray-dried animal blood proteins. 

Sounds horrifying, I know. But blood proteins have been extensively researched by the WINPRO team for decades! It all started in the 1980s when research at Iowa State University showed that adding animal-blood proteins to the diet of weaning piglets suffering from extreme stress significantly improved their survival rate.

Why Blood Proteins for Dogs?

Since dogs are highly active, athletic, and get into lots of stuff (both good and bad), they are the perfect species to receive blood proteins. Dogs have to deal with many stressors, both inside their bodies and in the environment around them. Where you have stress, you have inflammation. 

And since arthritis is a form of chronic inflammation, I was willing to give their MOBILITY supplement a try for Truffle. This particular supplement contains a blend of animal blood proteins and other vital ingredients that support normal canine joint function and help maintain mobility.

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Truffle absolutely loves the taste of these! Anyone who has ever had to give their pet a pill knows the struggle. You have to hide it in some cheese or a slice of hotdog and hope they don’t spit it out. Truffle was the master at finding a pill in his treats and always spit out his glucosamine tablets. But he gets really excited whenever it’s time to take his WINPRO supplement! 

We are giving Truffle WINPRO as a preventative supplement, so we’re not able to vouch for whether or not it helps with inflammation. But I will say, if you have a dog showing signs of stiffness or arthritis, I highly suggest you give Winpro a chance. When you do, make sure you let us know how it is working! As with any vitamin or supplement, make sure to talk with your veterinarian or nutritionist before adding them to your pet’s diet. 

Aly DelaCoeur, UW-AAB
Aly DelaCoeur, UW-AAB is one of the founders of Wag Enabled (originally Why Does My Dog). Aly has a certificate in applied animal behavior through the University of Washington and is a certified veterinary assistant and AKC Evaluator. She aims to provide an unbiased perspective on dog training by providing practical, intelligent, and caring advice for people to impart on their canine companions