Slentrol/Dirloapide (Got a fat dog?)

Wow. It's not just anticancer drugs for dogs, there are also "lifestyle" drugs. They think they're people!

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Just like people obesity drugs, they're intended for short-term use, coupled with a diet and exercise plan.

I really don't understand. It's not hard to put your dog on a diet. See here if you are interested in reading some dog forum chatter (including a first-person owner account) about the drug.

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I love your blog. I am hoping that you post more often!

Are you coming back?

I read or heard the comment that 'If your dog is fat you need to exercise more' (or words to that effect)

Hey, i like this blog.. Where are the rest of the molecules of the days??? Please continue :)