Health and Longevity
Keeping your pet trim is the one most important thing you can do to improve health and increase life span.
Over weight puppies have too much stress on their joints. A puppy’s joints are not developed well enough to carry extra weight. The excessive weight will stretch developing ligaments allowing the joints to loosen which may add to degenerative joint disease later, especially in larger breeds. The extra weight in adult dogs stresses the entir ...
I have been advised by several different veterinarians over the years to neuter a male dog before one year of age. I am rethinking that advise after researching the subject and observing our own dogs. The age and developmental stage of a dog when neutered directly affects the potential for joint disease and the dog’s muscularity. Dogs need strong muscles to have proper support. I did not understand the need for testosterone to complete muscle development in male dogs. I have been blindly following ...
The inspiration and driving force behind insightout’s choice to breed Olde English Bulldogges, came from our relationship with Emmett, our English bulldog mix companion. We adopted Emmett shortly after our children grew up and started lives of their own. He came at just the right time to fill the void and consume all of our displaced doting emotions.
Adopting Emmett was a difficult commitment after the loss of Connor, our Scottish Terrier companion of 13 years. Connor joined ou ...