Resolve to be Strong | Pet Obesity Part Two

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Changing not only the amount you feed but what you feed can mean the difference between success and failure with your pet’s weight control. The majority of dog and cat owners feed a dry kibble diet.  WHY?  Well, it’s inexpensive, easy to feed, and there is virtually no mess to clean up. For those same reasons, we should all eat …

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What to Do If Your Pet Is Overweight | Pet Obesity Part One

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With the holidays over, it’s time to turn a critical eye to body shapes. No not ours, our pets! The APOP (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention) reported in 2016 that over half the dog and cat populations are overweight. Obesity is defined as a body weight of 10 – 20% above the ideal weight. When checking your pet, a good …

Meet Sadie

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Our dog has had allergies for over several years. It got so bad that her whole underside was sores. We tried everything. We were at the vet monthly for medication, shots and creams. It was a full time job. We came to Four Paws from a recommendation from a neighbor. After talking at length with a sales clerk, we decided …

Meet Cooper

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We got our first ever puppy, Cooper and had no idea where to start with food. My husband and I were overwhelmed with the choices and ingredients and didn’t know the first thing about choosing dog food. With the help of the staff from Four Paws, we were guided through the pros and cons of each of the brands and …

Meet Bess and Sue Sylvester

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We just moved to the area from Seattle, WA and were staying in a hotel for a week until our house was ready to move in to. We have a dog, Bess and a cat, Sue Sylvester, who have been troopers on the drive across the country. To my dismay, I realized that I was out of my cat’s wet …

Meet Ember

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When we adopted Ember as an addition to our family, we had been using a popular and conveniently found dog food. I stopped in to check out Four Paws and learned about the dog food that their store carries. The staff was great and informative. We started using Zignature for the dogs and Fromm for our cats. The animals not …

Meet Koda

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We rescued our GSD in May. We took her to Four Paws and gave her a bath. She hated it but we loved it! We used the oatmeal shampoo and conditioner because she had been itchy and it helped so much. We left the store with a new toy, a new lead, dog food, cat food and cat treats…thanks to …

Meet Halie

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Our sweet Halie can to us a little on the fluffy side, 65 pounds. She should be 45. Our vet and Debbie helped us find the right food for her. After trying several types we found the right one for her. She lost 20 pounds and has remained at her ideal weight now. As an older basset hound, it’s so …

Meet Neeko

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Hi! My name is Neeko and most would called me Husky although i’m pretty fit, running is my favorite. I am 3 years old now, and spent the first two years of my life living in Pittsburgh, PA until we moved to Olathe, KS. The weather was much nicer back east in that it was usually colder and had a …

Meet McKenzie

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I’d like to thank Debra Manfield for her help and caring when I was desperate. McKenzie, our 14 year old miniature was very ill. We were referred to Four Paws to speak to Debra from our vet. I called and we drove straight in. Debra suggested food and gave us samples to see if we could encourage McKenzie to eat. …