Nutrition and Weight Management

The single MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do for your dog’s overall health, and to reduce pain from arthritis, is to help them maintain healthy body weight and ideal body composition.

Being overweight or obese increases your dog’s risks for so many serious health conditions, including arthritis. If your dog has arthritis, losing weight has been shown in countless studies to help reduce pain and lameness – even without adding in pain medication or exercise!

In this section, you’ll find articles to help you calculate how many calories your dog is eating each day, how many calories are in your dog’s favorite treats, and much more.


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