January is National Walk Your Dog Month!

Dog on leashLet’s get New Year off to a great start by talking about the many benefits of walking for both you and your dog.

Walking maintains both your physical health and your dog’s. It helps maintain flexibility, strengthens bones and muscles, helps the digestive system, improves cardiovascular fitness, and helps maintain balance.

After witnessing the heartbreak of families facing the passing of their beloved dogs due to complications from undiagnosed Lyme disease, I thought it was time to shed some light on the subject.

Find out how to protect your pet from Lyme disease here.Over the past 18 months, we have had 20 dogs die from renal failure associated with undiagnosed Lyme disease. Let’s step back for a minute and go over exactly what Lyme disease is and discuss the prevalence in this area.