How Much Are Our Dogs Really Eating?
Aug14

How Much Are Our Dogs Really Eating?

Pet Obesity and It’s Challenges Part 1 How Much Is (REALLY) In Our Dog’s Food Bowl?   How does a puppy, kitten, adult dog or cat go from “normal” weight, to slightly overweight, to chubby, then obese? The first step when it comes to our pet’s health is to eliminate any and all medical conditions. Have your dog/cat/pet examined by a veterinarian to rule out any underlying conditions. Once our pets are given the all...

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National Nutrition Month for Pets
Mar14

National Nutrition Month for Pets

Its National Nutrition Month and what a great opportunity to discuss pets, nutrition and healthy weight. Earlier this month I joined Royal Canin Canada at the Ontario Veterinary Technician conference in Toronto where the topic of discussion was pet nutrition; knowing the signs of obesity in pets; obtaining and maintaining healthy weight in pets. As a pet owner attending the conference, it gave me the opportunity to tackle the subject...

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A Pug at the OVMA 2015
Feb09

A Pug at the OVMA 2015

Not all dogs like going to their veterinarian’s office. The thought of having a check up, being weighed, getting needles, having our temperature taken, being poked and prodded is not what most dogs would put at the top of their list of fun things to do. So can you only imagine what it was like being the only dog at the Ontario Veterinarian Medical Convention filled with nothing but veterinarians! What was my humom doing to me?...

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