In this installment of our dog health seminars, Veterinarian, Author, and Obesity Expert, Dr. Ernie Ward discussed the Pet Obesity Epidemic, explaining how excess weight can lead to severe health problems and what we can do to help shed those extra pounds on our pups. Read more about Dr. Ernie by clicking here or at http://DrErnieWard.com. Dogington University has been made possible by Merrick Pet Care, leader of the Real Food Revolution. All Merrick Pet Care foods are made in the USA using only the freshest ingredients grown by local farmers. We are grateful that Merrick has made a donation to our friends at National Mill Dog Rescue. We recommend you visit Merrick Pet Care on Facebook at http://facebook.com/MerrickPetCare and watch the video “Beggin for Merrick Grain Free Real Texas Beef” http://youtu.be/CiYnZB3v7Gk
His name was Virgil. He was left tied to the front door of the vet's office I worked for many moons ago, shivering, scared and badly beaten. We locked eyes and my heart instantly belonged to him. No tennis ball within a mile radius would go untouched and neither of our worlds would ever be the same again.