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Pure Joy for Your Pup's Heart and Soul

Pure Joy for Your Pup's Heart and Soul Our canine companions need daily exercise to be optimally healthy and emotionally balanced, and this goes double for puppies and high-energy breeds. It’s important to understand that your pup — no matter how small — can’t get adequate exercise running around your home or backyard by himself.

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Obesity in Labradors

  This is an important article from Dr. Karen Becker, DVM, a proactive and integrative wellness holistic veterinarian. This article was originally released on September 17, 2018. Every Lab parent needs to know these findings. The Most Food-Obsessed Breed, They're an Open Invitation for Obesity  By Dr. Karen Shaw Becker "Most dogs are predisposed to certain disorders, including some of the most popular breeds. For example, Labrador Retrievers are prone to obesity, Dachshunds to disc disease and brachycephalic Bulldogs are known to overheat. Also, most Collies have multidrug sensitivity; Golden Retrievers often develop hip dysplasia; and Chihuahuas are prone to luxating patellas (floating kneecaps). If your dog is a breed (or breed mix) predisposed to a particular health problem, there’s often...

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Cherishing Your Senior Lab

As your senior lab ages, tell-tale signs of gray & white hairs appear around the muzzle and above the eyebrows. This is just another indicator that other changes are taking place inside as well. Stiffness of the joints and rising in a much-slower manner is something that aging dogs and humans share. And just as there are ways to make an elder person more comfortable, so too can we help our aging dogs. We've already discussed feeding only food that is healthy for your dog. It is also important to maintain the proper muscle and weight for your companion. Obesity can be life-shortening for your lab and adds even more painful weight to aging joints. Dental care is important throughout...

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Active Puppy & Adult Labs

One of the most important things you can do to ensure a long, healthy life for your lab is to feed correctly. That means to feed healthy foods and avoid harmful ingredients completely. Your dog's health and future depends on you becoming informed about the pros and cons of different types of meals. You have the responsibility of selecting the best foods for your furry pal and your dog is completely dependent on what you decide.  Home-cooked meals and/or a RAW diet is the most biologically appropriate food for your canine companion. Plus they are much easier and more economical than most people believe. But let's look at some of the reasons why you should consider feeding your furbaby this way. Have...

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