All Posts in "Dog Health"

How Obesity Can Affect Your Dog's Hips

October 08, 2019

In a 2018 survey, it was is estimated that 56 percent of dogs in the United States were overweight or obese (Pet Obesity Prevention). 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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Doga: Yoga With Your Dog

July 11, 2018

Are you looking for something new to do with your dog this summer (aside from going on walks and/or playing fetch)? Then ‘Doga’ might be the fun physical activity for you! This week we will discuss what Doga is, how it can help improve the bond between you and your furry friend, and its many physical health benefits. 

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Tips to Cope with Senior Dog Hind Leg Weakness

April 18, 2017

If you have a senior dog, you may have noticed that he or she is starting to have shaky or trembling legs. These are signs of hind leg weakness. Hind leg weakness is common in senior dogs and a reality that most pet parents will face. The good news is that there are steps you can take to help strengthen an older dog’s legs to help make the golden years more comfortable.

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