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How Obesity Can Affect Your Dog's Hips

January 20, 2016

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 2 dogs in the US is overweight. Obesity in dogs can lead to heart disease, diabetes, and a shorter lifespan. One of the most common issues with overweight dogs is that weight places extra stress on their bones and joints. This can be painful and lead to hip problems. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to determine whether you have an oveweight dog and steps you can take to prevent the onset hip problems.

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Loss of Appetite in Dogs: 7 Tips to Get a Dog to Eat

January 15, 2015

Loss of appetite in dogs is pretty common. But if your dog has stopped eating, and you’re used to seeing him gobble up his food, this might cause you to be concerned. Although a dog skipping a couple meals isn’t completely unusual, a loss of appetite in dogs is sometimes due to an underlying condition that may need veterinary attention.

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Calcium Supplements For Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

December 24, 2015

Calcium supplements for dogs are often considered by pet parents when their pooch needs extra bone support. But did you know that calcium supplements for dogs can actually cause serious side effects when given in unnecessary situations? In our previous blog post Calcium for Dogs we shared calcium requirements for dogs, how to balance the levels of calcium in your dog, and some natural food sources of calcium. In this blog, we'll specifically discuss calcium supplements for dogs and when they are appropriate.

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