Do you have an overweight pet? I do! My 7-year-old pug Bear (a.k.a. Fatts), unfortunately, is so overweight that he developed diabetes and gets two shots a day for the rest of his short doggy life. Sad, isn't it?
It’s no secret that I’m constantly struggling at maintaining a healthy weight. I’ve never really been incredibly overweight but have always had to work hard at staying healthy. Lately, I’ve realized that the biggest obstacle that I run into is saying “no” to other people.
It's bad enough that so many Americans are overweight. Now we're passing it on to our pets. It's estimated that nearly half of all American canines will be overweight by 2022. That's right...our dogs are getting so fat that many of them can't even walk up stairs to go to bed. So instead of being more active what do we do? We invent something to make stairs easier on dogs...
Obesity is a real problem here in the United States. Due to the hectic lives of parents, many kids find themselves eating prepackaged food or fast food and they certainly don't get the exercise they need. However, a new study has shown that if you do want your kids to get the most out of that trip to the playground, then moms and dads need to just take a seat.