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Dog Breeds More Prone to Becoming Obese

Learn about obesity in dogs including some breeds that are more prone to it and what you can do to decrease the risk.

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The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

Walking your dog isn't only good for allowing him or her to go potty. Walking your dog carries surprising benefits to both you and your dog.

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Walking Your Dog to Help with Weight Loss

Walking is great exercise for you and your dog. Learn how to start and continue a walking program for your dog.

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Dog Weight Loss: Tips For Helping Your Dog Lose Weight

Are you looking for ways to get your dog to lose weight? Read here for tips on helping your overweight dog lose weight.

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Obesity in Dogs: Overview of Causes and Dangers

This article explains how dogs can be too heavy for a number of reasons, including overfeeding, genetics, and disease. Obesity can affect a dog's quality and even quantity of life.

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Hands-On Guide to Checking if Your Dog Is at a Good Weight

How to tell if your dog is underweight, overweight, or carrying about the right amount of pounds. The method is a combination of looking at your dog and feeling for signs of obesity or insufficient weight.

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