Why is Obesity such a BIG problem in pets?

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?

Do you own a portly pet?

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?