Monthly Archives: October 2012

Benefits of staying lean: How overweight dogs and cats feel more pain

October 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

Benefits of staying lean: How overweight dogs and cats feel more pain   It has long been known in people that losing excess weight reduces the amount of ache in the joints.  The phenomenon has been observed in overweight dogs and cats as well. Initially it had been thought that this was entirely due to […]

Glucosamine in Dogs and Cats

October 16th, 2012 (No Comments)

Glucosamine in Dogs and Cats (Dr Lane’s Opinion)   There are hundreds of articles about the benefits of glucosamine in dogs and cats, and about as many conflicting opinions.  I had originally intended to weigh into that topic by attempting to sort through and summarize the data, but frankly I’m a little intimidated (ie: scared) […]

How To Exercise a Puppy

October 15th, 2012 (No Comments)

How to exercise a puppy A frequent question owners ask is “How to exercise a puppy”.  Most owners are aware that too much exercise can damage a puppy’s bones and joints, but they aren’t sure how much exercise for a puppy is too much.  It’s a complicated question because the answer isn’t the same for […]