TSA Dogs

From the well behaved pet that doesn’t jump, to the service dogs that allow people to live normal lives; well trained dogs make life easier for people around them. TSA is now working with training dogs at the Denver International Airport to help make life easier at the airport. By allowing dogs to sniff luggage travelers are able to get through lines faster. Have you taught your dog a behavior that makes life easier for you? We’d love to hear about it!

Click here for more info on the dogs working for the TSA.

 

 

Pet Obesity

Recently a pet insurance company determined that policyholders claimed more than thirty-four million dollars for health issues either directly caused by obesity or related to obesity. Clearly obesity in our pets is becoming a serious hproblem. Fortunately there can be some easy steps to solving the problem!

        1. Don’t let your pet free-feed unless they are a fussy or pick eater. Letting your pet have constant access to food can very easily lead your pet to over eat. A great way to feed is to measure how much you feed each meal.

        2. Cut back on treats. Too many treats can help add pounds to your pet. Try using their kibble or meal for rewards during training or find a lean, healthy source of treats.

        3. Go outside and play! Exercise is fun! Take a few minutes and walk your dog around the block, play a quick game of fetch, or go for a swim. Exercising with your pet is a great way for both of you to lose weight.

For more information about the stats on pet insurance claims see: http://www.petfoodindustry.com/48653.html