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7 Key Facts about Overweight Dogs

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7 Key Facts about Overweight Dogs

1 in 3 dogs in the UK are overweight. According to the PDSA 1 in 3 UK dogs are overweight. This causes a raft of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, high blood pressure, cancers and more. Even more than that being overweight seriously affects a dog's quality of life. Dogs are happy when they are active and it is harder to be active when carrying more weight. The right type of food helps Making sure that your dog consumes less calories than they expend is one of the first pieces of advice you will be given if you...

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5 Things you might not know about elderly dogs

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5 Things you might not know about elderly dogs

At what age is my dog 'Old'? When a dog is considered old is very obviously dependent on their life expectancy, which tends to be related to their size. Larger dogs tends to have a shorter life expectancy, whereas smaller dogs have a longer life expectancy. In general larger dogs are considered 'senior' at 5-6 and smaller ones at 7-8. Watch their weight  As dogs get older, like us, they can become less and less active. This means that they are burning less calories, so need to consume less to avoid putting on weight. Older dogs tend to develop mobility...

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There is no Truth about Pet Food

[Press Release / Article January 2014 - for immediate release] With Channel 5 releasing a documentary about pet food at the end of January, their PR machine seems to have gone in to overdrive with every man and their dog (excuse the pun) weighing in to the debate. Unfortunately, most of the people involved in the debate seem to either have a commercial agenda of their own, or be chosen for their looks more than their expertise. The truth about pet food is that there is no truth. There is no one-size fits all diet that will be right for...

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