Much of this is commonsense stuff, but the report from Little Rock’s KTHV contains enough smart advice to warrant repeating. These 5 pet-care basics can help a dog live a longer, healthier life. The first one deals with a very common problem:
1. Don’t allow your dog to be fat – The pain of arthritis starts earlier and is more severe in overweight dogs. If you keep your dog’s weight at or slightly below ideal, he may not arthritis meds for years. This will help your dog live a happier and more active life.