Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Successful Week 10!

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Back To A Successful Week 10! Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector True to form—after no weight loss during weeks 8 and 9—Faith weighed in with a loss of 1.2 pounds this week. She is now 61.4 pounds—way to go Faith! Faith’s mom often feels she is on a weight loss […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: The Dreaded Plateau of Weeks 8 & 9

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: The Dreaded Plateau of Weeks 8 & 9 Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector Faith has definitely exhibited a distinct pattern of weight loss over the past 9 weeks—she will lose 1 or 2 pounds and then plateau for a couple of weeks. My experience with owners of overweight dogs on […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Keeping Up The Loss During Week 7!

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Keeping Up The Loss During Week 7! Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector Faith’s new food plan was just what the doctor ordered—she shed another 0.6 pounds this week. She is now 62.8 pounds after just 7 weeks! Faith’s “prescription” for weight loss was to lose between 1 and 2% of […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge Week 6: Back On Track

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Back On Track During Week 6! Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector After Faith’s weight gain during Week 4 we took another look at her calories and cut her back by another 5%. Remember:  whenever your vet creates a weight loss plan—is just a starting point—a best guess. Don’t be disappointed—the […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge (weeks 3 & 4): We Never Said It Was Easy

Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector After Faith’s big weight loss, the scale didn’t budge an ounce during Week 3. Although it is actually quite common for dogs to experience a weight plateau for a week or two after a big loss, Faith actually gained a little during Week 4–which is a red flag! After […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Faith’s Successful Week 2!

Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector, the Expert Vet Faith’s owner had been very disappointed last week when Faith had ZERO weight loss. Remember: Weight loss is often not appreciated during the first two weeks of any new program! Be patient but persistent–don’t give up! Right on the heels of last week’s weigh-in, Faith has […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Faith’s Faces Challenge in Week 1!

Faith is the second participant enrolled in the Halo Healthy Weight Challenge on THE EXPERT VET of the RADIO PET LADY NETWORK. Faith is eating a specially designed meal plan of Halo Healthy Weight natural dog food and extra veggies to aid her in shedding unwanted pounds. It is no secret that weight loss can […]

Meet Faith! Halo & Dr. Donna Team Up for 2nd Healthy Weight Challenge!

I am thrilled to announce we have another participant enrolled in the Halo Healthy Weight Challenge on THE EXPERT VET of the RADIO PET LADY NETWORK. Like all dogs in the challenge—our new participant will be eating the Halo Healthy Weight holistic dog food. Halo’s healthy kibble has gotten a “High Paws” food review from […]

Fat Dog? Halo Healthy Weight Food Helps Shed Pounds

Fat Dog? Halo Healthy Weight Food Helps Shed Pounds Dr. Donna Spector is Halo’s veterinary advisor and she is also my co-host on our internet radio show THE EXPERT VET on the Radio Pet Lady Network, where we’ve been having a good time choosing candidates for our Halo Healthy Weight Challenge. We knew that when […]

Healthy Weight Challenge–Week 8 results–slow and steady wins this race!

Healthy Weight Challenge—Week 8 results—slow and steady will always win this race! Guest Blog Post by Dr. Donna Spector Here we are in week 8 of the 12-week Halo Healthy Weight Challenge. Fritz continues his slow and steady weight loss and successfully weighs in with another 0.6 pounds of weight loss. He is at a […]