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Look Out For These 5 Common Canine Health Issues to Keep Your Dog Happy

No matter how much we love our canine friends, sometimes they suffer from health problems which affect most dogs in their lifetime. Even with first-class care and preventative measures, they can fall ill just like we do. Dogs are particularly susceptible to a few common health issues which, thank...
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Improving your Aging Dog's Quality of Life with These Product Ideas

Our furry friends are important family members, and we want them to live their best life. As our dogs age, their needs change.  Much like people, their joints become stiffer and less flexible; for many, arthritis sets in. They can also suffer from cognitive degeneration as they get older, just a...
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Why You Should Add Multivitamins to Your Dog's Diet.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, roughly one-third of dogs used supplements in 2017. Just like humans, dogs require a balanced diet of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Some dogs will need a boost in nutrients if they are not getting enough from their...
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How Creatine Can Help Your Dog

If you're a fitness junkie, you probably already know about the use of creatine monohydrate as a human supplement. This popular workout booster can increase your athletic performance and shorten your recovery time, making it an ideal choice for weightlifters, sprinters, and CrossFitters. Its stat...
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Canine Obesity: Why it is Harmful to Your Dog

Dogs are a great companion for any pet owner. It is important that you keep them healthy and happy. Unlike humans, dogs do not seem so concerned about their weight. However, owners should be cautious that their canine companion does not get too overweight.  In 2018, the Association for Pet Obesit...
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Collagen and Your Dog

There's so much information about pet care that it's hard to sift through it all. It seems like people are always talking about a new product with amazing benefits. Collagen is one of the products that people rave about. Trying to assess whether the claims are true, which dogs should use it, and ...
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The Importance of Canine Fitness.

While pet parents care about their dogs a great deal and do their best to ensure they're getting everything they need, many dogs still don't get enough exercise to maintain good fitness. Canine fitness is extremely important. Just as humans need exercise for a number of reasons, dogs do as well....
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Benefits of Probiotics & Prebiotics in Dogs: A Scientific Look

Discussions regarding the use of probiotics and prebiotics– together known as synbiotics–in dogs have become ubiquitous lately. Many people are somewhat aware of the practice of using synbiotics in humans and that they can have many benefits. This has led to people asking whether their use in dog...
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The Benefits of Colostrum For Dogs

All newborn mammals receive Colostrum in their mother's milk- so it's more than likely that both you and your dog have received colostrum as babies. For all mammalian newborns, Colostrum provides vital nutrition and, most importantly, helps boost the immune system by providing high levels of ant...
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The Fastest Dogs In The Country

By Victoria Valledor And how XDOG and MVP K9 Supplements made them faster. Have you ever seen your dog chase after a ball or squirrel and wonder how fast their top speed would clock?  Well now you can actually find out.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) has designed a sport called FAST CAT that wil...
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Wearable Weights: How much is too much? What gives the best gains?

By Athena Kepler DVM (Venture Compete Heal) Increase performance times, elevate fitness, push the limits— we are all looking for ways to do these things for ourselves and for our K9 partners. Wearable weight equipment is a growing tool in the fitness bag. Wearable weights include vests and leg w...
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