Here's one of my recommendations for a New Year's resolution that will optimize the quality of life of your canine or feline companion. Set attainable and sustainable activity goals for yourself and your pet. Commit to doing physical activity on a daily basis.
Just because you're stuck indoors doesn't mean you have to pack on pounds as you and your dog hibernate for the season. You can still stay fit, lose weight, and stick to your New Year's resolution with these ten workouts that will let your pup help you get in shape while you're inside where it's warm.
October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but dog obesity is a health problem all year long. In fact, experts say an estimated 56 percent of dogs are overweight or obese in the United States. Here's what you should know about dogs and obesity.
Regular, moderate exercise can help keep blood flowing to senior dogs' muscles, get joint fluid moving, and stave off weight gain that can worsen conditions such as diabetes or arthritis. Here are some outdoor exercises for your older pooch.
Indoor exercises can provide a low-stress workout for your gray-faced, senior pup that will help them avoid gaining weight, which can worsen arthritis and heart disease. If your dog is stuck inside because of the weather, give these exercises a try.
You may be wondering if it's dangerous to take your dog for a jog or run. When it comes to determining if jogging is safe for your dog, there are many factors to consider, including breed, health, the weather, and more. Here's what you should know before you work out with your dog.
Unfortunately, some people don't think enough about exercise when selecting a breed, and they choose a dog who needs more exercise than they're willing or have time to provide. Here are some tips to give your dog the exercise they need.