My dog has been diagnosed with arthritis: Now what?

My dog has been diagnosed with arthritis: Now what?

Arthritis is a disease which affects many dogs and unfortunately, many pet owners are not as informed on this topic as they should be.  Being in constant pain can get the best of anyone, and this holds true for our canine companions. Arthritis left untreated in a dog...

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Top 10 Qualities of an Older Dog

Top 10 Qualities of an Older Dog

Anyone who has ever loved an older dog would most certainly agree with the phrase, “Oldies but Goodies!” While it's true their hearing and eyesight can begin to go, or their steps become uncertain, some richer traits open to us. Let’s share and embrace these top 10...

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Tips for Walking Your Senior Dog

Tips for Walking Your Senior Dog

Studies show that 40% of dogs (a total of about 17 million in the United States alone), are overweight. If you walk your dog just 30 minutes a day, both you and your dog will meet national recommendations for heart health. Unfortunately, as older dogs begin to age,...

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Top 10 Movies for Dog Lovers

Top 10 Movies for Dog Lovers

Movies that incorporate dogs are almost sure to make you laugh, tug on your heartstrings and instantly make you feel warm and fuzzy inside! Plus, watching a movie about dogs reminds you of the special bond you share with your beloved pet. If you’re looking for a...

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Spotlight on Cat Arthritis

Spotlight on Cat Arthritis

Let's address a common but often overlooked health condition in felines: Arthritis. Cats are experts at disguising their pain, and because of this the signs of feline arthritis are often subtle and difficult to spot.  Let’s talk about arthritis in cats, what can cause...

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How Dogs Make Our Life More Positive

How Dogs Make Our Life More Positive

People all around the world enjoy the company of animals. Sharing a home with a pet brings so much joy and companionship to one’s life. Numerous studies over the years have proven that canines, in particular, have a beneficial impact on our overall mental...

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Barking Up the Healthy Tree

Barking Up the Healthy Tree

Our expanding waistlines have reached epidemic proportions: 2 of 3 Americans are now overweight. Unfortunately, we have now added our dogs into the epidemic with over 56% of our dogs overweight.

Whether its 2 pounds or 50 pounds, slimming down for both dogs…

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Low-Level Laser Therapy Can Help Treat Pain in Dogs

Low-Level Laser Therapy Can Help Treat Pain in Dogs

For decades now laser therapy has been used to treat injuries and painful conditions in human beings by stimulating the body’s natural healing mechanisms at a cellular level. Veterinarian clinics across the nation are adopting this therapy to ease animal...

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