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.
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.
Locked down due to social distancing or quarantine? Look on the bright side: your dogs and cats are probably happy to have you home 24/7! Staying at home may start to get somewhat dull however, and some cabin fever might affect your furry friend. Social meetings, puppy classes and parks are closing, so exercise can
Here we are at the end of the year – it’s time to celebrate! For those of us who live with furry friends, we need to be certain that our festivities are safe for every family member.
You already know that climate change can affect your cat. You also know that summer storms can become more fierce as a result of changing weather patterns. Whether those storms are simply extra strong thunderstorms, or more dangerous tornadoes and hurricanes, it’s important to prepare to help your cat get through the rough weather as