Is your pet loved to death?

Health-conscious pet owners can take their dogs to the Morris Animal Inn, where their dogs can get one-on-one "paw-lades" instruction or trot on a treadmill.Dogs

MORRISTOWN - Health-conscious pet owners can take their dogs to the Morris Animal Inn, where their dogs can get one-on-one "paw-lades" instruction or trot on a treadmill.

Dogs are also encouraged to swim in the pool, disguising exercise as playtime.

According to the latest estimates, nearly 90 million cats and dogs are carrying around extra pounds that can lead to other health problems. That's half of our dogs and two-thirds of our cats.

Veterinarian and News 12 New Jersey Pet Stop host, Dr. Brian Voynick, DVM, says "When you overfeed your dog or cat, you increase the incidence of osteoarthritis, especially as they get old." He says that their incidences of cancer can also increase, taking years off four-legged friends lives.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash 1 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash
Shooting leaves 3 dead in Jersey City 2 Sources: Triple shooting leaves 1 dead in Jersey City
Vandals defaced historic trains belonging to the United 3 Vandals deface historic train equipment in Boonton
Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver 4 Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver Jason Leffler
A women's march rally will be held in 5 Women's march to be held in Trenton on inauguration day

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE