How To Keep Your Sheltie Fit And Healthy

Just like humans, your sheltie can become overweight and lethargic.  An inactive lifestyle is very unhealthy and can have many negative effects on your dog’s physical and mental wellbeing.   An obese dog is at a greater risk for skeletal stress, heart disease, cancer, canine diabetes and fatty liver disease to name a few.

How can I tell if my sheltie is overweight?  Three tell-tale signs include:

1.    You can’t feel his ribs.
2.    They have a sagging belly or there is no longer a slightly defined tuck in their tummy region.
3.    Your companion has difficulty breathing after minimal exercise.

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