Is your Pooch getting enough exercise?

Dogs are born to work for a living. They’ve worked alongside us for thousands of years, and most are bred for a particular purpose, like hunting, herding livestock or providing protection. Dogs’ wild relatives spend most of their waking hours scavenging and hunting for food, caring for offspring, defending territory and playing with each . . . → Read More: Is your Pooch getting enough exercise?

Arthritis in Your Cat – The Best Treatment is Not (Always) Medicine

You may be surprised to learn that cats have a much higher incidence of arthritis than we ever knew. A recent study showed that up to 60-90 percent of all cats (young and old) exhibited radiographic changes consistent with osteoarthritis. The most telling signs of arthritis in cats are behavioral changes.

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Dog-Lovers Beware: Obese Dogs At Risk Of Health Condition Experienced By Humans

From Medical News Today

Article Date: 02 Nov 2012 – 0:00 PDT

 

Veterinary scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that, like humans, obese dogs can experience metabolic syndrome, a condition that describes multiple health issues that occur in the body at the same time.

The condition occurs when a number of health . . . → Read More: Dog-Lovers Beware: Obese Dogs At Risk Of Health Condition Experienced By Humans