Tag Archives: Health of Our Pets

Smoking Is Damaging Your Pet’s Health, Researchers Warn

If you made a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking and are already struggling to stick to it, a new study may offer a further incentive: quitting the habit can benefit your pet’s health as well as your own. Pets in smoking households are at greater risk for weight gain, cell damage, and some cancers, according to researchers. Smoking is

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UK Labrador Retrievers At Risk Of Middle-Aged Spread

Britain’s most popular dog breed can suffer from weight gain in middle age just like people, a UK canine health survey suggests. Labrador Retrievers gain an average of 0.9kg each year between the ages of one and four, putting them at risk of being overweight by the time they reach middle age, the study shows. Previous research suggests that, in

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