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Articles tagged: Nutrition

Help for the Overweight Dog

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

It’s very possible that you’re living with a fat dog, but statistics say that you’re not alone.

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Running with Dogs

Friday, April 26th, 2019

It’s important to assess your dog’s overall physical condition – and interest – before bringing him out for a jog.

How accurate are dog-activity trackers?

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

There are countless gadgets available these days for people to track everything from our heart rate to our stress levels. So perhaps it’s no surprise that there also are quite a few products that now claim to similarly monitor your dog’s activity and health, including tracking what your pet is up to all day at home while you’re at work.

Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Pet Nutrition: General Information vetnutrition.tufts.edu/petfoodology — visit Tufts’ Cummings School’s Petfoodology site, with information on everything from whether you should give fish oil to your cat to what to feed your kitten if she has a… Read More

Which Nutrition Websites to Trust

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best
Which Nutrition Websites to Trust
Here are eight questions to ask before relying on information found on a pet nutrition website — and the sites that we find to be the most reliable.

Is Your Cat Anorexic?

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

It’s important for the cat owner to understand why the syndrome happens, the harmful effects on a cat’s health — and the modern ways to stimulate appetite.

Our Fat Pets

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Dr. Deborah Linder was quoted in an article on pet obesity appearing in The New York Times on August 2, 2018. The piece includes her comments on how veterinarians assess whether or not an animal is overweight and also calls attention to the challenge of pet owners equating food with love when caring for their animals.