With the recent advancements in veterinary care and nutrition, our pets are living longer, happier lives. Most pet owners understand the importance of early veterinary care & feeding a quality diet to their puppy or kitten. However less attention is given to their ageing dog or cat. In fact when asked if their pet is a… Continue reading Is your pet considered a “Senior Citizen”?
Working in a veterinary practice and dealing with pet owners daily, it is difficult not to notice how many pets are overweight or obese. What are the main reasons pets start to pack on the pounds? Incorrect diet for activity level or life stage Over feeding Lack of exercise Combination of all of the above.… Continue reading Why is Obesity such a BIG problem in pets?
Understanding pet obesity and striving towards a healthy lifestyle for your pets. As pet owners, we control our animals’ diets, so our pets don’t have the same “winter” excuse. The onus is thus on us to maintain them at a healthy weight and prolong their lives. The prevalence of pet obesity is rising every year… Continue reading Do you own a portly pet?