Get Fit with Your Dog: A Companion Guide to Health
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Get Fit with Your Dog: A Companion Guide to Health

by Karen Sullivan
     
 

In recent years, obesity has become a nationwide problem among human beings--and also among dogs. Here's a helpful guide for dog owners who need to control both their weight and the weight of their chubby canine friends. Overweight dogs and overweight humans are prone to strikingly similar health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes,

Overview


In recent years, obesity has become a nationwide problem among human beings--and also among dogs. Here's a helpful guide for dog owners who need to control both their weight and the weight of their chubby canine friends. Overweight dogs and overweight humans are prone to strikingly similar health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and reduced longevity. Author Karen Sullivan helps readers rate themselves with a Food and Fitness Questionnaire. Then she outlines a fitness regime for both master and dog that concentrates on healthful and enjoyable exercise together and sensible restriction of calories at meal times. She points out the danger of dog owners who love their pet too much by giving them too much food and too many treats. Just as important is her advice on how dog and master can be both happier and healthier as they get fit together. Approximately 150 color photos, charts, and sidebars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764139055
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Karen Sullivan is a widely-published author of more than 20 books, and a journalist who specializes in health, childcare, and alternative and green issues.

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