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18 Best Healthy Dog Treats | Vet Approved

Last Updated on 6 days by Dr. Shannon Barrett What are the healthiest dog treats, according to veterinarians? If you want to give your dog healthy treats without the guilt,  we’ve compiled 18 Vet approved options.  These can be divided into homemade and commercial dog treats. This site only contains items I love and highly recommend.  It is reader supported and contains affiliate links.  Read more Homemade Dog Treats That Are Healthy Many pets want the action of being

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NomNom Dog Food, Best Fresh Dog Food for Picky Eaters

Last Updated on 2 weeks by Dr. Shannon Barrett Why did I start feeding my dog Nom Nom Dog Food (a veterinarian’s perspective)? I started feeding my shepherd, Griffin, fresh dog food two years ago out of frustration. My husband and I had just returned from a trip, and while we were away, our pet sitter had spent much time enticing him to eat his dry food. However, Griffin had put his paw down and was

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How to Help Your Dog Loose Weight, Tips from a Vet

Last Updated on 2 weeks by Dr. Shannon Barrett Are you having trouble getting your dog to loose weight?  Don’t worry! There should be a weight watchers support group for pet owners with obese dogs.  Obesity in pets is a major health concern. Just as with people, canine obesity can lead to serious health problems. Diabetes, pancreatitis, arthritis and heart disease are just a few of the problems that we see in our “robust” pets.

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Dr. Shannon Barrett

Veterinarian with a Passion for Educating Pet Parents

Pets change our lives for the better and we are always trying to do the same for them. This site is a combination of tips and product recommendations to enhance the lives of our pets and the people owned by them.  Thanks for stopping by!

Dr. Shannon Barrett

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