Top 10 ways to exercise with your dog
With pet obesity on the rise, it’s crucial your pooch gets regular exercise to keep fit and live a long life; here are 10 diverse ways to keep Fido fit and have fun.
At least half of U.S. dogs now overweight
Fifty-two percent of dogs in the U.S. are obese or overweight; excessive body weight can cause a host of problems like physical ailments and lack of mobility.
“Whistle” aims to help your pet stay fit
With canine obesity on the rise, and the increase in health-related problems that accompanies those extra pounds, one company has created a gadget you can fasten to Fido or Fifi that helps you boost your four-legged friend’s fitness level. San Francisco-based company Whistle has made a small, discreet device that will collect information about all […]
UPDATE: Obie loses 40 pounds after new diet and tummy tuck
DogTime.com first told you about perhaps the pudgiest wiener-dog in the world, the now 6-year-old Dachshund Obie, back in September 2012. Last year, Obie weighed in at a whopping 77 pounds — that’s more than double the weight of a healthy Dachshund. His former owners, an elderly couple with perfectly good intentions, expressed their love […]
Labrador drops 78 pounds, is ready for new home
When 6-year-old Labrador Retriever, named Sam, walked through the doors of the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society, the staff couldn’t help but stop and stare. But they weren’t noticing his sweet brown eyes or his goofy grin — they were looking at his belly. In truth, when Sam first arrived at the shelter in January 2012, […]