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Benefits of Hydrotherapy and Underwater Treadmills for Dogs

Hydrotherapy is becoming more and more common in the pet industry, and it's no surprise considering how much success humans have from including as...

Ask a Vet: How to Put an Overweight Dog on a...

In recent years, dogs - just like their human counterparts - have become more and more overweight (1). In fact, studies show that canine obesity...

Dogs And Humans Share Surprisingly Similar Gut Bacteria, Study Says

There’s a lot more that dogs and humans share, and the new discovery of similar gut bacteria could help answer a global health problem...

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Staying fit and healthy, and maintaining an ideal weight is just as important for dogs as it is for people. However, the fact is...

Recipe: Homemade Weight Loss Dog Food

Obesity is becoming an epidemic for dogs and cats, especially in the United States. Like humans, being obese makes our pets more susceptible to many different health conditions. Also, it can end up taking years off Fido's life. This homemade weight loss dog food may be just what your pet needs to slim down.

The Best Weight Loss Dog Food for Fat Dogs

We all know that being fat is bad. It’s been drilled into our head by dietitians and pop personalities on TV for decades. Yet,...

TOP #8: Dealing With Canine Diabetes ft. Rachel Poulin, RVT

As pet obesity continues to rise in America, one of the most common and dangerous diseases dog owners encounter is canine diabetes. In our...

Expert Interview: The Risks of Canine Obesity and How To Keep...

Canine obesity is a growing epidemic and it is just as dangerous as obesity in humans. If a human is overweight, they can make...

This Product Offers A Whole New Way to Feed Your Dog

Pet obesity is a growing epidemic. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than 52% of dogs in the United States are...

How to Help An Overweight Dog Lose Weight

Canine obesity is a growing epidemic. The negative health effects of obesity in canines are very similar to those in adults. It is estimated...

Pet Obesity: Is Your Dog Adding to the Statistic?

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Were you one of the millions of people that vowed to lose weight this year? Perhaps you...

How to Motivate an Overweight Dog

Fat dogs can be pretty funny, especially when you see videos of them waddling around. But once the cuteness wears off, you’ll find that...

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Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
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Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
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Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...