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New Year’s Resolutions Inspired By Dogs

New Year’s Resolutions Inspired By Dogs

January 01, 2019

Happy New Year! As we leave 2018 behind and move forward into 2019, many people are focusing on their goals for the new year. As it turns out, Fido can be great inspiration for this! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some resolutions inspired by Man’s Best Friend. Get Lots of Sleep Did you know that dogs spend about half of their time napping? You probably don’t need quite that much rest, but it … Read More »

Homemade Holiday Doggy Treats

December 01, 2018

With the arrival of the holiday season, many of us are enjoying some delicious seasonal snacks. Our canine companions often find themselves with extra treats at this time of year. If you like cooking, you may want to make your pooch his holiday goodies. A Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on cooking for Fido below. Ingredients Make sure to use only dog-safe ingredients. Some good options include peanut butter; whole-wheat flour; sodium-free broth; wheat … Read More »

Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 15, 2018

Did you know there’s a very special doggy holiday coming up? February 23rd is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! If there’s one thing our canine pals are pretty much unanimously enthusiastic about, it’s treats. A local Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Fido’s snacks below. Tricks For Treats Treats are great training aids! Fido won’t be particularly impressed by a gold star, so when you’re teaching your pooch a new command, you want to reward him with … Read More »

Has Your Dog’s Appetite Disappeared?

April 01, 2015

Your Labrador retriever Hunter has a mission in life. Every day, this ravenous four-year-old dog wakes up with a desire to find (and consume) as much food as possible. He begins by downing his kibbles in record time, and frequently scarfs the cat’s meals after that. Next, he scours the kitchen floor and even sniffs along the counters for sandwich-making scraps. Nothing is off limits for your dedicated food hound. Lately, though, Hunter has been … Read More »

Obesity in Dogs

February 01, 2015

Is your canine buddy looking a bit round lately? If so, he isn’t alone! Obesity is a rising epidemic among our furry friends. According to some estimates, nearly 60 percent of all dogs are obese! While Fido might look adorable with those extra pounds, the truth is that being overweight can lead Man’s Best Friend to develop some very serious health problems. In this article, your local vet San Jose talks about obesity in dogs. … Read More »