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Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM) for Dogs and Cats

Safe to use as a dietary supplement, alternative medicine
for most dogs and cats
In this article…
1. Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM)
2. Health Benefits
3. Cautions

4. Side Effects
5. Drug Interactions
6. Daily Dosage
1.0 Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM)
NEM is the naturally occurring thin membrane between the egg shell and egg white. The proteins present in NEM can help repair cartilage. When cartilage is damaged either by a sudden trauma or due to aging, damaging acids that cause pain and stiffness are released.  
Medicinal Properties of NEM

Like other alternative medicines and herbs it takes a little time (i.e. seven to ten days) for the effects of NEM to start evidencing a decrease in inflammation and pain. Effects should continue to build over that span of about 30 days.
NEM contains multiple substances that support the maintenance of healthy joints and tissue:
  • Amino Acids Desmosine and isodesmosine;
    • Both of these amino acids support joint elasticity;
  • Chondroitin:
    • Supports cartilage elasticity, fights joint damaging enzymes;
  • Collagen:
    • A beneficial fibrous protein found in connective tissue;
    • Supports connective tissue strength and elasticity;
  • Elastin:
    • A protein that supports healthy cartilage, skin and spine;
  • Glucosamine – assist with cartilage repair; cushions joints against impact; decreases joint inflammation;
  • Growth Factor B – supports cell regeneration and optimal immune function.
  • Hyaluronic acid – helps with the absorption of shock, supports joint elasticity;
2.0 Health Benefits
  • Reduction of inflammation and pain resulting from:
  • Sudden trauma
    • Joint  disorder;
    • Connective tissue disorder;
  • Osteoarthritis;
3.0 Cautions…
If your dog or cat:
  • Is allergic to eggs do not use NEM;
    • Signs of an allergic reaction to NEM include:
      • Chest tightness;
      • Cramps;
      • Coughing;
      • Hives;
      • Nasal inflammation;
      • Nausea;
      • Shortness of breath, and;
      • In extreme cases anaphylaxis shock.
4.0 Side Effects…
  • None, unless the individual has an allergy to eggs.
5.0 Drug Interactions…
  • None
6.0 Daily Dosage…
  • Follow manufacturer’s directions

About Karen

Dogs are my life, my work, my passion… I am a Dog Whisperer, Dog Behaviorist and Holistic Canine Wellness Adviser with a wealth of real-time, real-life experience living and working with dogs. For two and a half decades I have worked with and shared my life with dogs. My own dog pack is comprised of eleven dogs, various breeds and ages. I provide a full range of services including Obedience Training for puppies and dogs; canine Behavior Modification; canine Psychological Rehabilitation, specializing in assisting dogs that are experiencing extreme states of insecurity, anxiety and aggressive-reactive behavior; Diet, Nutrition and Wellness Advice and Plans for canines and felines…natural wisdom for you and your companion animal.

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