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6 Dog Breeds Prone to Canine Obesity

 

6 Dog Breeds Prone to Canine Obesity

Most Americans don’t know their dog is overweight. One of the frequent myths perpetuated around canine obesity is that some dog breeds are just fat; there’s no way to prevent obesity for those dogs.

7 Tips for Combating Canine Obesity

 

7 Tips for Combating Canine Obesity

It’s easy to pamper your dog, and as a pet parent, that face is almost impossible to resist. But giving your pet endless snacks and treats isn’t necessarily giving him the love he needs in the long run.

7 Fitness Tips to Keep your Cat in Shape

 

7 Fitness Tips to Keep your Cat in Shape

Sure, fat-cat memes are funny on the internet, but it’s heartbreaking in real life watching a cat struggle to get up. Cat obesity is no joke and can cause serious harm to your beloved feline.

4 Tips to Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language: Understand What Your Queen Is Thinking

 

4 Tips to Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language: Understand What Your Queen Is Thinking

Every dog owner wishes their dog could talk. We want to know what is going on in their minds, and we often wonder what they would tell us if they could.

Herbs and Raw Fed Dogs

 

Herbs and Raw Fed Dogs

From a holistic standpoint and according to expert Gregory Tilford in Herbs for Pets, “the holistic herbalist looks beyond the symptoms of disease to identify and correct their underlying causes.

Is Your Dog’s Diet Making Them Crazy?

 

Is Your Dog’s Diet Making Them Crazy?

Is your dog is lunging and pulling at the end of his leash and acting aggressive or reactive towards other dogs? Dog reactivity, or over reactive dogs, can be a serious problem. Besides training, diet might be an issue.

Dog Obesity & One Dog’s Weight Loss

 

Dog Obesity & One Dog’s Weight Loss

We checked in with one of our favorite vets, Jackie Sehn at Mercy Vet on Mercer Island in Washington. Ouch. Olive was more than a few pounds’ overweight.

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

 

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Most vets I’ve asked about eating grass – say generally speaking it’s OK if our dogs eat a little bit of grass. Today on a hike, Walter couldn’t get enough of it so I thought I’d look at some articles to see what folks are saying across the board.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

I live with three dogs – two doxies and a beagle/basset mix. The one characteristic that they are share is that they are incredibly picky eaters!

Fighting Fleas with Diatomaceous Earth

 

Fighting Fleas with Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth is the fossilized remains of marine plants; when we use it, it’s a fine, white powder. Many people are familiar with the use of diatomaceous earth (DE) as a natural flea killer.

Raw Feeding a Service Dog

 

Raw Feeding a Service Dog

In honor of International Assistance Dog Week, I wanted to speak to someone who works with a service dog first hand about their experience with raw feeding.

10 Ways to Support Your Pet’s Immune System

 

10 Ways to Support Your Pet’s Immune System

The immune system is an intricate biological protection system responsible for determining what belongs to and in the body versus what does not belong and requires elimination.