Support for a healthy dog

Preventive healthcare is essential both for you and your dog.  In the USA, the Partners for Healthy Pets website aims to help pet owners understand the value of preventive healthcare.  You can even register your dog to receive reminders that it is time for their annual checkup.

The site contains useful information about annual checkups, weight management, and other issues.  Here’s just one example to encourage good weight management.

If you have a 20 pound dog,

A treat of one hot dog....

a treat of one hot dog….

...is the human equivalent of eating 2 1/2 hamburgers!

…is the human equivalent of eating 2 1/2 hamburgers!

The site also contains a searchable database for veterinarians and veterinary hospitals.  Worth bookmarking if you are one of my USA readers.

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

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