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Nutrition Center - Diet tips

How Obesity is Causing Arthritis in Our Pets

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Arthritis is a common ailment affecting our pets today, especially middle-aged to senior dogs and cats. Like in people, one of the main contributors to arthritis in dogs and cats is excess weight putting stress on joints – and there is...

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5 Common Dog Illnesses that are Impacted by Nutrition

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A high quality, well-balanced diet is fundamental to your dog's health, but do you know why? Here are just a few illnesses commonly seen in dogs that are directly affected by their diet. 1. Obesity Obesity is a nationwide epidemic...

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How Your Dog’s Food Affects His Mood

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Nutrition has an enormous impact on the health of our pets. But have you considered how it may affect their behavior as well? Here are three ways diet can directly impact your pet's behavior. 1. Feeding Times It's no longer...

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How to Exercise with Your Dog

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By Jessica Remitz Though it may seem like your four-legged friend loves nothing more than to nap on the couch, dogs need regular exercise to stay healthy just like people do. From long evening walks to a daily game of fetch, starting...

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How to Recognize Signs of Arthritis in Pets

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By Ashley Gallagher, DVM Arthritis is one of the most common ailments affecting middle aged to senior dogs and cats. It can be a source of chronic pain and negatively affect their quality of life. Also known as degenerative...

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Dogs Are What They Eat

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Nutrigenomics Research Yields New Nutritional Therapies for Pets By Jennifer Coates, DVM New research is proving the truth behind the old adage, “You are what you eat.” At its most basic level, the idea...

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Why Your Dog's Weight Really Matters

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Weight Isn’t Just a Cosmetic Issue By Cheryl Lock According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 54% of the nation’s dogs and cats are overweight, and the founder of APOP, Ernie Ward, DVM, is really...

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How Can You Tell Your Pet is Overweight?

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[video] Is My Pet Fat? By Amanda Baltazar Hourglass figures aren’t only for Marilyn Monroe and a goal for women everywhere: Your pet should have an hourglass figure too. Most pets these days are overweight, even...

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Nutrition Questions
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Q. I have been told a high protein diet could help my dogs seizures is there any truth in this please

A. Seizures can be caused by a variety of things such as epilepsy, toxicity, brain lesions...

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