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  • How To Prevent Muscle Loss in Your Pet During Weight Loss Diets.

    Offering the last bite of table scraps to your furry friend is not such a great idea.  It has been estimated that 55.8% of dogs in the United States and 59.5% cats are either overweight or obese.  Overweight or obese dogs face an elevated risk of developing many diseases such as heart disease, inflammatory diseases, type 2 diabetes, and osteoart...
  • Improving Your Senior Dog's Mobility

    This week we are going to talk about mobility. Just like humans, mobility can decrease as we dogs age. As your four-legger ages, you may notice that they need a bit more help getting around and may not be as active as they once were.   Just because your dog may slow down a bit doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice those daily walks and play time. L...
  • Tips for Maintaining Animal Muscle Health

      Here at MYOS we’re always talking about animal muscle health. You can say it’s kind of our thing. So, we wanted to offer you wonderful humans some tips for maintaining and improving your dog’s muscle health.     Helpful Tips for Maintaining Your Animals Muscle Health Let’s look at a few basic tips that can help make all the difference in you...
  • Something To Chew On

      Happy Fursday all you cool pups! Millie here! This week my humans and I celebrated my birthday! Don’t ask how old I am. I can never figure out the difference between human and dog years. Mom and dad cooked me a fancy dinner and gave me some yummy treats to celebrate. On to business! We’ve been getting a lot of messages asking us about our MYO...
  • Top 7 Reasons to give MYOS Canine Muscle Formula® to Your Dog.

    Research – Research at Kansas State University has shown that MYOS Canine Muscle Formula containing Fortetropin® helps minimize muscle loss while improving recovery after dogs undergo a common orthopedic surgical procedure. Fortetropin® is a unique bioactive composition derived from fertilized chicken egg yolks. Scientific research has shown tha...
  • Nutritional Support of Dogs after Surgery or Illness

    When dogs undergo surgery, nutritional support is very important for them during their recovery phase. It is well documented in the veterinary literature that nutritional support can reduce the recovery time associated with a particular surgical procedure and it can also help improve the outcome. Providing an animal that is recovering from s...
  • Nutritional Management of Muscle Loss in Dogs

    Sarcopenia is a musculoskeletal disorder that impacts dogs, typically as a consequence of aging in the absence of an underlying disease. The muscle loss that dogs experience that is associated with sarcopenia is slow and gradual, taking place over the course of years. Cachexia is a severe musculoskeletal disorder impacting dogs and is typically ...
  • Optimum Nutrition to Slow Muscle Loss in Your Aging Dog

    Just as man loses muscle mass as he ages, so does man’s best friend. Fortunately, it is possible to significantly slow age-related muscle loss by providing your dog with food that is based on optimal nutrition. Below we discuss some nutrients that you may want to consider increasing or adding to your dog’s diet after talking with your veterinari...
  • The Top 5 Superfoods That Will Keep Your Dog Healthy

    Sometimes it can be hard enough for us to remember to eat right and nourish our own bodies with the vitamins and minerals they crave, much less worry about whether or not our pets are eating a well-balanced diet. But in a time where most dog food is full of fillers, GMOs and by-products, it is more important than ever to make sure our furry frie...
  • Natural Sources of Protein for Dogs

    Nutrition is the cornerstone of health for our pets. Perhaps the most common question pet owners consider is, "What should I feed my dog?" When it comes to dog nutrition, natural carbohydrates, proteins and fats all play an important role. While different animals will have varying nutritional needs during different stages of their lives, a high-...
  • Balancing Sources of Healthy Fats for Dogs

    A balanced blend of natural carbohydrates, quality proteins and healthy fats for dogs is essential to help him maintain health.   The key word there is balance.   Let’s take a look at how fueling dogs with a balanced diet that includes fat can help to boost health.   What Role Does Dietary Fat Play in a Dog's Diet? Dietary fats give your dog ...
  • Nutrition for Dogs: Natural Sources of Carbohydrates for Dogs

    Carbohydrates for Dogs: Good or Bad? Food. It’s the fuel that runs our bodies...and our pets' bodies. But, for that fuel to be efficient, it needs to be nourishing. In today’s toxic world, our pets can feel overloaded and tired as a result of nutrient deficiencies without us even realizing it.   Nutrient-dense foods are what help them function...
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