12 Reasons Your Dog Is Overweight

Overweight Dogs and How to Keep Them Healthy

Are you concerned about your dog’s weight? Well, typically we adore fat dogs, and they may win us over with their charm, but unknown to some, those extra pounds may hurt the dog’s back, may result in heart problems, lead to expensive vet bills, make the dog less active or even worse – shorten its life if it develops an illness such as arthritis or diabetes.   So, if you have realized your dog is becoming overweight or are just curious how a dog becomes that way, let’s take a look at the top reasons a dog is packing on … Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Your Dog Live a Longer, Happier Life

Longer Life With Your Canine Friend

We all love our dogs and want them to live forever, right?? Until we find the fountain of youth for canines, our dogs will never live nearly as long as we want. Luckily, there are a few things we can do to help them live longer, more fulfilling lives. Follow these 5 basics and your dog will be on the path to longevity for sure. 1. Get Them Moving Regular exercise will help keep your dog’s mind and body healthy. Just 20 minute walks a day will turn back the hands of time. A little exercise each day is better … Continue reading

One Important Way to Prevent Your Dog From Developing Arthritis

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Did you know that one of the most important ways to prevent your dog from developing arthritis is healthy weight maintenance? How and Why Your Dog’s Weight Impacts Dog Arthritis: Aging is an inevitable process happening in all animals, so the development of disease conditions that commonly occur during adult and senior years is unavoidable. One such condition is osteoarthritis (OA), which affects nearly all aging dogs at some point in their lives. Arthritis isn’t exclusively a senior canine condition, as painful joint inflammation can occur at any point in a dog’s life. Yet, owners can take steps to reduce … Continue reading