What’s Hiding in Your Dog’s Treats?

What’s Hiding in Your Dog’s Treats? Dr. Donna and I recently had a most delightful participant in our Halo Healthy Weight Challenge. Lola was a chubby Pug (quite honestly I don’t think anyone has ever actually seen a slender Pug?!) whose Mom, Heather, was a champ at documenting every little thing Lola ate each day […]

Looking for a Low-Cal Treat Your Dog Will Love? Try Frozen Broccoli!

Looking for a Low-Cal Treat Your Dog Will Love? Try Frozen Broccoli! If someone told me that dogs of all ages in my house would go nuts for chunks of frozen broccoli as a treat, I would never have believed them! But I’ve made the wonderful discovery that I have three dogs crowding around me […]

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 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 […]

Healthy Weight Challenge—another loss for Fritz—Week 3!

Healthy Weight Challenge — happy to report another loss for Fritz — Week 3 weigh-in! Guest Blog by Dr. Donna Spector Fritz is the first participant enrolled in the Halo Healthy Weight Challenge on THE EXPERT VET of the RADIO PET LADY NETWORK. Since starting Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge, Fritz has continued to experience steady […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge — FRITZ WINS WITH A LOSS — Week 1 Report!

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge — FRITZ WINS WITH A LOSS — Week 1 Report! Guest Blog by Dr. Donna Spector Fritz is the first participant enrolled in the Halo Healthy Weight Challenge on THE EXPERT VET of the RADIO PET LADY NETWORK. All participants in the challenge will be eating the Halo Healthy Weight natural […]

A Spot’s Stew Thanksgiving with the Best Ingredients

As another Thanksgiving rolls around, I always think of wonderful experience I had when I was the PETCO spokesperson in 2010 for their natural foods section. They flew me down to San Diego and I had a chance to prepare my very own version of Halo Spot’s Stew for the cameras, encouraging dog and owners […]