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Doggy-Nog Holiday Dog Treat

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Doggy-nog recipe Traditional eggnog isn’t safe for dogs, but with some clever changes, they can enjoy this holiday treat alongside you. (Note: You probably won’t like it, though.) 16 ounces (454 g) of plain, organic yogurt (low fat) 1 chicken breast (boiled, unseasoned) 1/4 cup (40 g) of green beans 1/4 cup (113 g) of carrots 1/2 cup (100 g) sweet potatoes (steamed) or pumpkin puree (plain) 1 egg 1 1/2 (355 ml) cups water Put everything in a blender or food processor and blend until it’s completely smooth and frothy. Then pour into bowls and serve! Source: cesarsway.com  | …

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The holiday season is upon us!

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The holiday season is upon us once again. My house is flooded with apple and pumpkin-flavored goodies, as well as leftover Halloween candy.  Soon, Thanksgiving and the winter holidays will provide bountiful tasty treats and New Year’s resolutions will be made.  As I gear up for another season of warm, figure-forgiving sweaters and eating until I drop, I think about my patients that also have expanding waist lines. Many of us think of overweight pets as cute, pudgy, pleasantly plump, or big-boned.  Social media is full of pictures and memes of these pets and we think nothing of it.  The…

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