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How Dogs Lose weight

Overweight and obesity in dogs leads to a shorter lifespan and a lower quality of life. A study, published in the ‘Journal of Animal Science’, shows that when overweight dogs were fed a reduced calorie, high-protein, high-fibre diet for 24…
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Jog With Dog

Mix up your regular walks by adding bouts of jogging that temporarily get your heart rate up. It will be great exercise for you and your pet. Do this every few minutes. But also have an understanding of your dog’s capabilities and…
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Why Labradors Love To Eat

A gene associated with canine obesity has been identified. Dog owners tell their vets that Labrador retrievers are always interested in food, and a new study published in the journal ‘Cell Metabolism’ shows there might be a biological truth…
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Healthy Kitty!

If you have a finicky cat, try making a fish kibble at home. Canned mackerel would be great because it has an intense flavour that will entice your pet to eat. It is also rich in Omega-3. If you can’t have mackerel, try salmon or sardines.…
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What’s Your Pet Eating?

Just as with human food, don’t let terms like ‘Whole Foods’ or ‘Natural’ or ‘Takes years off your dog’, ‘Increases energy and vitality’ etc fool you when it comes to pet food. Look at the labels carefully, and check for inaccurate or…
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