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Most dogs not only want but need a considerable amount of exercise. In fact if you pick up a good book about labradors or golden retrievers you’ll find that most of them will tell you that your dog needs to run 3 miles a day. So the question is are you up to it.

If you’re like most, you’re not running 3 miles a day so we have to find another way to exercise your dog adequately. Good long walks can help tremendously but again if you’re not a walker or the weather doesn’t allow how are you really going to get the dog exercised.

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Were at that wonderful time of year when we can spend more time with our beloved pets outside, enjoying their company, enjoying the outdoors together all the while getting needed exercise. Seems each year, I offer this article, For the simple reason that I like it and I hope you do to. ENJOY!


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It’s estimated that between 25 to 40 percent of the cats and dogs, in homes, around the United States are overweight or obese.  Most of these pets are overweight simply because their care takers feed them too much food and they don’t get enough exercise.

Most of us do not like our pets to be hungry.  All it takes is for our cat or dog to turn those big, pleading eyes on us and we get out the food bowl.  But, the reality is, it’s much healthier for your pet to maintain a healthy weight even if it means cutting back on the food.

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Let me begin by saying, dog parks are not for everyone and certainly not for every dog.  I know many people who love to take their dogs to the dog park for interaction with other dogs.

Dogs are pack animals and as such, they enjoy running and playing with other dogs. If dog parks are available in your area, they are a great place where your dog can run off leash and socialize with other dogs. Dog parks will please your furry companion, and an added benefit is, you will feel like a good care taker, knowing that your four legged child is getting their social needs met. Many cities and towns now have fenced in dog parks where your dog can be let loose to run and play.

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Dear Friends,

I am extremely excited to announce the release of my new eBook entitled “Your Guide to Whole and Complete Pet Health”. It has taken awhile with various obsticles slowing me down but I am very pleased with its depth of information and the fact that it will help pet care takers “immensely”with their pets health & longevity.

I have worked for many years to hone my skills in pet health and pet care – from working very closely with one of the worlds best and formost veterinarians to the experiences and achievements within our rescue and sanctuary, to years of research and study.

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