Welcome to Doggie Fat Camp
** NEWS FLASH ON DREAM A
This is a new addition to
Dream A Dream, established in September 2006. Our goal at Dream A Dream
is to help our faithful companions get into shape. We will continue to work
on this program through out the years to enhance it to fully benefit our
canine companions. All your suggestions and help is welcome as we undergo
this new phase in our establishment.
Much like their owners, more and
more dogs worldwide are showing signs of obesity. Besides limiting their
enjoyment of life as a dog, extra body weight can lead to to joint and heart
problems, shorter lives, and sometimes behavioural issues.
The easiest way to tell whether or
not your dog is obese is to examine his body. Try the following:
Have him stand up, then stand above
him. Does his/her body slope inward at the waist (can you see his/her waist
We are so excited to have the Austin American Statesman do an article
on Dream A Dream. Also, see our interview with Fox News San Antonio
and The Today Show also called. Look for future articles on Dream A Dream
in the AKC Family Dog magazine.
Sherry Rogers opened her camp for
portly pups late last year at the dachshund boarding and breeding business
she runs out of her Hutto home. Click the below articles for more information
American Stateman - Fat Camp
FOX NEWS Doggie
Fat Camp report
Run your hands over his sides from front to back legs. Can you feel his
ribs fairly easily?
Feel the base of his tail. Are the bones easily detectable?
Look at him from the side. Does his tummy slope upward as it gets closer
to his tail?
If you answered no to any of the questions, your pup is probably overweight.
If you answered "What waist/ribs/tail bones?" your pup is probably
Did your last visit to the vet end
in "Your baby needs to shed a few pounds?"
Dream A Dream is here to help, we
are here to kick start that New Years Resolution ~ "WE ARE GOING TO
lOSE WEIGHT". Your baby will come to stay with us for a full month
of Doggie Boot Camp. Your Camp will consist of the below:
Other Activities that will
be incorporated into your dogs weight program during the day
|Complete vet physical including blood
|| A mainteance program|
| Vet Recommened Diet
|| All test and weight lose results
faxed to your veteranarian|
|An exercise program designed with
your dog in mind: age versus ability
|| Most important, a fun,
awesome place to come and hang out and enjoy other canine company while
at fat camp|
| swimming & hiking
weather permitting, treadmill walks|