Have Your Dogs Keep Up with YOU! #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Have Your Dogs Keep Up with YOU! #WalkDogsLoseWeight

I have been to the gym a total of 3 times in the past 3 months.  I’m one of THOSE people who signs up for a gym membership, goes hardcore for a month and then never shows up again. I shall now stop judging THOSE people. Why We Stop Going to the Gym Life gets in...
Naturally Treat Dogs with Homeopathy #Giveaway

Naturally Treat Dogs with Homeopathy #Giveaway

When Rodrigo was a puppy he was terrified of thunderstorms and fireworks.  He’s still not a fan, but I was able to help him quell his anxiety naturally.  But first, we took him to the vet and got a prescription for anxiety.  We gave it to him as directed, his...
How to Properly Power Walk with Your Dog @WalkDogsLoseWeight

How to Properly Power Walk with Your Dog @WalkDogsLoseWeight

This week’s tip comes from Lisa Avellino, the Director of Fitness and Movement Therapy for the NY Health and Wellness Center.  Lisa created an exercise program for pre and post menopausal women, the first program customized for women between the ages of 35 and...
Want to Lose Weight?  Walk Your Dog Faster #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Want to Lose Weight? Walk Your Dog Faster #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Lately, I’ve noticed that I don’t walk very fast. I used to think I was a very fast walker, but I’ve noticed that people are passing me by all the time. It might have something to do with my sore legs. I’ve been following the tips of fitness trainers for the past...
Explaining the Many Colors of My Dog’s Poop

Explaining the Many Colors of My Dog’s Poop

If you’re a dog owner, then you too have had the discussion about your dog’s poop.  Rodrigo has become the poster dog for Keep the Tail Wagging. Most of my content is inspired by his butt. A few weeks ago, I texted our nutritionist in a mild panic; okay, I...
Choosing the Right Flower Essences for Dogs

Choosing the Right Flower Essences for Dogs

I was introduced to flower essences for dogs when I needed an alternative to the prescription medication our first vet prescribed for Rodrigo’s fireworks fears.  The prescription made Rodrigo very dopey and I was worried about long-term side effects. A friend...
How We’re Protecting Our Dogs from the Dog Flu #Giveaway

How We’re Protecting Our Dogs from the Dog Flu #Giveaway

Update: Dogs Naturally Magazine published a homeopathic treatment for the canine flu. I wasn’t planning on writing about this, because last month I became a conspiracy theorist and was convinced that Big Pharma was planting stories to get people freaked out enough...
How to Quickly Burn Fat While Walking Your Dog #WalkDogsLoseWeight

How to Quickly Burn Fat While Walking Your Dog #WalkDogsLoseWeight

This is week three of the #WalkDogsLoseWeight series and I’m having fun with our walks.  One of the easiest things to do is to put on 5-pound ankle weights the moment you get home, taking them off before bed. A Clever Way to Exercise Your Dog The benefit of living in...
How I Treated Our Dog’s Partial Cruciate Tear

How I Treated Our Dog’s Partial Cruciate Tear

Recently I received an email from a fellow dog lover who’s dog was diagnosed with a partial cruciate tear and I realized that I never updated my blog about Sydney’s condition. Before you read further, please know that a partial cruciate tear is very serious and if you...
Naturally Boost Your Dog’s Urinary Tract Health #Giveaway

Naturally Boost Your Dog’s Urinary Tract Health #Giveaway

One of the concerns I have about our dogs is their urinary tract health.  I once read that a dog with a urinary tract infection strains while they’re pee’ing and has very little urine when they do go potty.  And occasionally, when I notice the dogs going...
Do Peanuts Pose a Choking Hazard for Dogs?

Do Peanuts Pose a Choking Hazard for Dogs?

Years ago I Googled “can dogs eat peanuts?” and learned that they’re perfectly safe for dogs and a great form of protein.  A few months ago, a Facebook follower advised me to take care when giving our dogs peanuts, because they can pose a choking...
Combine a Game of Fetch with Your Workout #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Combine a Game of Fetch with Your Workout #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Today’s #WalkDogsLoseWeight tips come from Kyra Williams, The Get In Shape Girl.  She is raising a gorgeous white rescue named Stringer Belle.  Kyra suggested changing the time of our walks, playing fetch, sprints, and planks  Oh I love planks (yep, that’s sarcasm). I...
Get a Leg Work Out While Walking Your Dogs #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Get a Leg Work Out While Walking Your Dogs #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Today’s #WalkDogsLoseWeight tips came from Rona Lewis, a fitness and lifestyle coach and CEO of RonaCorp.  Rona has a dog named Roscoe, a 3-year-old Border Collie / Flat Coated Retriever mix – so a lot of energy in that fur kid.  Rona suggested squats, the running...

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