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Can you over-exercise a puppy?

It’s worth building up exercise levels gradually in young dogs as excessive or uncontrolled exercise in immature animals can cause damage to developing joints.

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Win a selection of tasty treats from award-winning Pet Munchies!

Pet Munchies Award-Winning treats

This week we are giving away a selection of new Pet Munchies Chicken Twists, Duck Strips, and Salmon Bites to five lucky winners! 

Each winner will receive the following...

New Chicken Twists are a 100 percent natural premium gourmet dental stick with succulent twists of chicken breast. They are designed to satisfy your dog's natural instinct to chew, and can help to reduce tartar and plaque for healthy teeth and gums. These twists are naturally low in fat and delicately roasted to perfection. They contain no artificial additives, preservatives, flavours, or colours - and are wheat, cereal, and gluten free.

The Duck Strips are made from 100 percent natural duck breast meat. These succulent strips of duck can be given as a chew, and are easy to break up for training and rewards. They are naturally low in fat, delicately roasted to perfection in their own natural juices, and contain no artificial additives, preservatives, flavours, or colours. They are wheat and gluten free. 

The Salmon Bites are made from 100 percent natural quality wild salmon skins. This super healthy treat is low in fat and calories and is a rich source of vitamins - including Omega 3 and 6, and selenium. They are rough in texture so help to keep your dog's teeth clean. The Salmon Bites are the ideal size for small regular rewards - they are easily digestible and naturally hypoallergenic.

Visit the Pet Munchies website for further details.

For the chance to win a selection of Pet Munchies treats, simply fill out the form below...

This competition closes on Friday November 27, and is for UK residents only. Good luck! 

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