• 3 Signs Your Maltese Is Overweight

    5 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    The Maltese is a small dog, only reaching between four and seven pounds when full-grown. Unfortunately, we tend to spoil these princely dogs through extra food and treats that can make their tiny bodies balloon up. With over half the dog's in the United States and the United Kingdom obese, it's important to look at your Maltese often and make sure they are not getting too pudgy. Overweight dogs have many more health problems than trim dogs, including shorter lives. The following are three signs your Maltese is overweight. If you suspect yours might be, take her to the vet to be checked out...
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  • 3 Signs Your Shetland Sheepdog Is Overweight

    3 Signs Your Shetland Sheepdog Is Overweight

    5 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Shetland Sheepdogs are such an active breed, you may think that you don't have to worry about yours getting overweight. But Shelties loves food just as much as they do chasing things and will gladly eat to their heart's content. Owners who over-treat will find themselves with a pudgy Sheltie quicker than you may think is possible. And many Shelties spend more time on the couch begging than they do exercising. Since obesity leads to all kinds of health problems and shortens your dog's life, you want to be sure you are watching his weight and take him to the vet if he seems to be getting...
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  • 3 Signs Your Shih Tzu Is Overweight

    3 Signs Your Shih Tzu Is Overweight

    5 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Overweight Shih Tzus are prone to many health issues, even some that can lead to an early death. Being overweight puts stress on their joints and internal organs, including their heart. It increases the risk of many health issues including many forms of cancers, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, osteoarthritis, and urinary bladder stones. So, to help keep your pup as healthy as possible, it's good to watch and make sure yours is not getting too pudgy. The following are three signs that your Shih Tzu is overweight.
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    Looking at your dog's body shape is a quick way to...
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