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Dog Diseases

Dog Diseases

What are the 5 top dog conditions pet parents should be aware of? 1. Obesity According to the¬†Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), the 2014 National Pet Obesity Prevalence Survey discovered more than 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight. When your dog is overweight he is at risk for several other concerns such as: Decreased life expectancy Arthritis Diabetes High blood pressure Cancer Heart and lung conditions Anesthesia risks Skin diseases Sure, wrinkles are cute but only in the right places. If you think Spike is pushing the pounds, a trip the veterinarian might be in order. For 5 must ask questions to ask your vet about obesity, […]