One of the most important health problems in veterinary medicine today is the epidemic of obesity in our pets.
Lifespan is the amount of time lived. Healthspan is the time lived with vigor and good health. Which do you think is more important?
Dogs age a lot like humans, though sadly much faster. Helping us to better understand our own aging is just one of the many gifts our canine best friends give us.
Like death and taxes, aging has long been seen as unavoidable. Science is now showing us that this may not be true.
There are many theories about how aging works. Lat’s take a brief look at two: Wear & Tear and the Rate of Living.
If evolution means survival of the fittest, shouldn’t animals evolve to stay healthy and live forever? Unfortunately, the evolutionary race goes to the most fertile, not the most enduring.