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“Fightin’ Fido’s Fat”

Martial “ARFS” Dog Gym Helps Owners “Fight Fido’s Fat” For The New Year

Long Island NY. January 5, 2015 –The Martial “ARFS”, Long Island’s only “Dog Gym”, is helping dogs (and owners) lose weight, improve health, and burn off excess energy this New Year (and all year long!).

Gyms, Martial Arts Classes, Zumba Studios, and others provide a place for people to “fight the fat”. What about our pets? According to the latest (2013) Pet Obesity Prevention Survey more than 54% of our furry family members are overweight. The Martial ARFS™FatDog veterinary adviser Dr. Eve Pugh states, “As a veterinarian, I see a multitude of pet ailments related to obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. Conditions like heart disease, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, and cancer can all be attributed to having an overweight pet.  Even worse, on average, an overweight pet can have a decreased life expectancy up to 2.5 years.  Dr. Eve Pugh continues, “Simply taking longer walks is often ineffective and sometimes weather prohibitive, especially in the cold winter months.”

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The Martial ARFS™ Dog Training Facility Helps Keep Dogs Safe This 4th Of July

Long Island, NY. July 1st, 2014 – The Martial ARFS™ Dog Training Facility “Canine Safe Haven Party” during the height of the July 4th Celebration aims to help prevent some of the pet tragedies associated with July 4th fireworks.

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