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5 Warning Signs That Your Dog Is Obese and Needs a Change

5 Warning Signs That Your Dog Is Obese and Needs a Change

source: http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/pet-obesity-awareness-day-fat-dog-health-overweight-weight-loss-warning-signs his Pet Obesity Awareness Day, take an honest look at your dog — does he need a new workout routine or smaller food portions? In one of my favorite television shows, the veterinary drama All Creatures Great and Small (1978-1980), Mrs. Pumphrey’s treasured Pekingese, Tricki-Woo, seemed to need a house call at least once each episode. The range of colorfully named maladies that Tricki-Woo suffered from — “Flop Bott,” “Pricky Paw,” and “Cracker Dog” among them — were usually traced back to one overriding factor. The Pekingese was obese, and Mrs. Pumphrey refused to follow the vet’s orders and alter the dog’s diet or stick to a regular exercise regimen. Tricki-Woo’s frequent medical problems […]

Feeding a Poodle

Feeding a Poodle

Overview Offering the proper food to your Poodle is one of the most important elements to keep your Poodle healthy, happy and to live as long as possible. Everything that your puppy (and then dog) ingests will directly impact his health. Some owners make the huge mistake of simply picking up a bag of commercial dog food while food shopping, without giving it much thought. There are many elements to understand and then consider: How often should you offer meals? How much should you feed your Poodle? What should you be offering to your amazing canine family member? All of these topics and more will be discussed. New Puppies – […]