Overweight Management

Help Your Pet Lighten Up

Many of us have struggled with our weight at one time or another, but we aren’t the only ones facing this problem —our four-legged friends are also battling the bulge. Obesity is the most common disease afflicting our pets. Excess weight can reduce the length of a pets’ life by as much as 20% — in humans this would be the equivalent of 15 years!

For your pet to lose weight, you must reduce the number of calories he eats while increasing energy output. By following a supervised program of calorie control and moderate exercise, you can help your dog or cat to lose weight steadily and safely. 

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Hill's Metabolic Diet

How to Help Your Pet Lose Weight -- American Animal Hospital Association

Obesity and Your Pet -- American Veterinary Medical Association

Overweight Pet Challenges: Funny or Sad?  -- Hill'sPet.com

Pet Obesity Prevention --Petobesityprevention.org

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