by Ken Lund
Tips for Raising a Healthy Pet
One of the most important functions that a pet owner performs for his pet is to ensure that the pet is living a healthy life. Just like people, pets will generally stay healthy with all of the following: balanced, nutritious diet; plenty of exercise; regular check-ups at the veterinarian; and adequate hydration. Many of the most common health problems, like diabetes, arthritis, and digestive disorders, are correlated with pets that are either overweight, undernourished, or not given enough exercise. Therefore, healthy eating and exercise are key.
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