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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Holiday Recipes for Dogs

December 19, 2018

Your dog is a member of the family, so it is only natural that you want to include them during your holiday dinner. However, the incessant begging at the dinner table could irritate your guests, and table scraps can potentially make your dog sick. To help make it a pleasant dinner for everyone, we’ve gathered some dog-friendly holiday treat recipes that will allow your dog to join in on the holiday celebration.

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How to Keep Your Dog Active in the Winter

December 13, 2018

As the weather gets cooler, outdoor activities for your dog typically become reduced. Even though the winter season might be making your dog feeling lazy, it’s important for them to stay active! A dog’s exercise needs are year-round - a lack of exercise and mental stimulation often results in behavioral problems. Dogs that do not get enough exercise often take part in destructive chewing, digging through the trash, hyperactivity, or nighttime activity. We’ve listed some fun ways to help keep your dog active this winter. 

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