A number of my clients have seen their dog’s bodies change as a result of COVID lockdowns. Some have had extra time to walk their dogs and their dogs have trimmed up– great! But for many, there has been extra time at home which has only encouraged pet owners to dole out too many treats. Even before the pandemic, pet obesity was considered an epidemic, with over half (!!) of the dogs in the USA overweight as of 2018. Here are a few tips and tricks to help your pet stay in a healthy body condition this summer.
Summer is in full swing and by now your lawn is probably green. While admiring the fruits of your labor in the yard, are you wondering if you adopted a mini cow instead of a dog? Does he or she gorge on the grass in your garden or stop and nibble while taking a walk? Are you curious as are all of us, why your dog is eating grass?
We have exciting news to share! As part of the Better Choice Company Covid-19 Relief Initiative, sister brands Halo and TruDog have partnered together with iHeart Radio to provide much needed support to animal shelters. Together we donated $100,000 in monetary funds and $100,000 worth of product to shelters nationwide. Our Covid 19 Relief Initiative included shelters in Atlanta, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Los Angles, Long Island NY, and San Francisco.
It’s National Vision Month, and while nutrition and vision may not seem related, they are intrinsically linked. From gestation to development and throughout a pet’s life, what our pets eat can impact the structure and function of their eyes.
Earth Day celebrates its 50th Anniversary on April 22nd. Celebrated worldwide, Earth Day highlights and brings awareness to the environment.