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Soft Chews FAQs

What are the benefits of Collagen?

Skin & Coat

  • Promotes healthy skin

  • Supports wound healing

  • Supports tissue health

 Hips & Joints

  • Collagen Type II contains chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, and the antioxidant proteoglycan

  • Promotes collagen formation

  • Supports bone, muscle, tendon, and ligament health

 Calm & Focus

  • Promotes better sleep quality

  • Improves cognition

  • Supports brain function

  • Reduces anxiety

Can these products be used on pregnant or nursing dogs?

We recommend consulting your veterinarian prior to ensure the health and safety of the mother and puppies.

I noticed Brewers Dried Yeast is an ingredient used in Collagen Care™ Skin & Coat. Could this be contributing to my dogs allergy/yeast issues?

The type of yeast used, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (brewer’s yeast), is a different species than the type that causes yeast infections, such as Candida albicans. The brewer’s yeast used does contain gluten.

Can I give these chews to puppies?

Skin & Coat: Puppies can be given the Skin & Coat chew if it is fully weaned from its mother and eating solid food without issue.

Hips & Joints / Calm & Focus: These chews are not suitable for puppies under 1 year of age and are recommended only for adult dogs.

How should the Collagen Care™ chews be stored?

The chews can be stored in the original jar they were purchased in. Be sure to securely close the lid after each use and store the product in a cool, dry location out of reach of children and animals.

Can I freeze the Collagen Care™ chews?

We do not recommend freezing the chews and instead storing them in a cool, dry location out of reach of children and animals.

Can I give Collagen Care™ chews to cats or other small pets?

No. These chews are intended only for canine consumption.

Can I feed my dog more than one type of Collagen Care™, for example Skin & Coat and Hips & Joints?

Yes. There is no risk of over-supplementation if the directions for use are followed on the packaging according to your dogs size.

If I'm already giving my pet TMLO powders in their food, is it safe to also give them the soft chews?  Should I cut back on how much I'm giving of either one?

It is safe to give your dogs both The Missing Link Original powder and Collagen Care soft chews at the same time. We recommend following the feeding directions on both packages and there is no need to reduce the recommended feeding size.

Do you have a detailed nutritional analysis?

The nutritional information found on the label, under guaranteed analysis (Skin & Coat) or active ingredients (Hips & Joint, Calm & Focus) details the chews nutrition.

Does the Calm & Focus product with hemp contain THC?

The Calm & Focus chew with hemp does not contain the psychoactive compound THC and your animal is not at risk of feeling “high.”

Does the Calm & Focus product with hemp contain CBD?

Yes. The Calm & Focus product contains 2.5 mg of CBD per chew which equals 150 mg of CBD total per 60 ct. jar.

What is the source of the Hemp used in Collagen Care™ Calm & Focus?

Source is industrial hemp under the farm bill that is grown in Colorado and Kentucky.

What is the extraction method of the CBD in Collagen Care™ Calm & Focus?

The method used is CO2 cold pressed extraction and the material is tested at certified third party labs for purity, pesticides, heavy metals, residual solvents, microbiology, and mycotoxins to ensure it meets specifications for safety and purity.

What is the source of the fish oil in Collagen Care™ Skin & Coat?

The fish oil we use in is from an anchovy source. It’s a fish oil concentrate with 36% EPA and 24% DHA and is a high grade of fish oil.