Prescription to help you beat the winter blues: your pet! In wintertime, some people find they lack energy, feel "down", and just want to sit on the couch until spring comes. There are a couple of physical reasons for this, and quite a few pet activities you can do to pick yourself back up.
Put healthy eating at the top of your dog's resolutions! Diet and weight can top the list of New Year's resolutions–for us and for our dogs. Whether you have four legs or two, being overweight has similar effects on the body: extra strain on the bones and joints, extra work for the heart and other organs, and an extra challenge to keep other health conditions, like diabetes, under control. But how do you know if your dog is eating too much, or perhaps too little? Here are some tips to help to make sure he's eating just the right amount.