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Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

Castor & Pollux News, Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

4 Comments 28 October 2011

Gizmo Gizmo loves going to the park and chasing squirrels.           Sgt. Pepper Hi there. Just wanted you to see (pic attached) how energetic Sgt. Pepper felt this weekend after nearly a week of 100% Organix Weight Mgmt.! He raced his 1yr old “sister” and 9 month old “brother”. He has […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 1 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 1 Update

1 Comment 14 October 2011

Well our Dog-on-Diet participants have received their starter kits and have begun their journey to a healthy weight! Here’s a week 1 recap from our pet parents:   Josephine Josephine is doing great with her new food. She loves it…not surprised since she loves FOOD but, it helps that she enjoys it and it’s good […]

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Introducing Our Dog-on-Diet Participants!

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Introducing Our Dog-on-Diet Participants!

46 Comments 26 September 2011

We’d like for you to get to know the 24 wonderful pups that we will be featuring over the next 3 months! You’ll be hearing from each on a regular basis on the blog and Facebook. Welcome to the Dog-on-Diet!!!! X-Small Dogs (Less than 10 Pounds Ideal) Tator Tot the 7-year-old Chihuahua, whose owner describes […]

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Pet Training

Household Manners for Dogs

No Comments 23 September 2011

The best time to begin teaching house rules is the day you bring a new puppy or dog home. Before bringing a new dog home, it is helpful to think about what rules you want for the adult dog long-term. If you want a well-mannered dog, then you must establish, teach and reinforce a clear […]

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Dog-On-Diet Program Details

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Dog-On-Diet Program Details

16 Comments 12 September 2011

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese – that’s 93 million dogs and cats! This can be attributed to many different factors – over-feeding, lack of exercise or aging. Maybe you just adopted an adult pet that came home […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Pet Health & Safety

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

No Comments 06 January 2011

Winter is in full-force and many areas of the country are down-right cold. This is a good time to remind everyone to think about how the cold might effect your pets. Just because they have fur coats doesn’t mean they can tough out a cold snap. A lot of pets are just as vulnerable as […]

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Have You Found a 24-Hour Vet Clinic?

Pet Health & Safety

Have You Found a 24-Hour Vet Clinic?

No Comments 03 June 2010

Today’s post is very near and dear to my heart and is based on an experience I had over the Memorial Day weekend. I have a 9-year-old beagle named Parker, and for any of you who have known a beagle, you know that they are chow-hounds of the worst kind. Parker is no different. He […]

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