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Posts Tagged: health risks of overweight dogs

From Fat to Fit: 6 Weight-Loss Tips for Happy, Healthy Cats and Dogs

Our furry companions bring endless joy, unconditional love, and a healthy dose of cuddles to our lives. Unfortunately, that love often translates into overflowing treat bowls and couch potato pets. Like their human counterparts, our canine and feline friends are battling a global weight epidemic, with consequences that extend far beyond those extra pounds. The… Read more »

Obesity in Dogs, and How to Prevent It

If you’ve watched the hit PBS series, All Creatures Great and Small, you’ve “met” Tricki Woo, the chubby Pekingese who belongs to the overindulgent Mrs. Pumphrey. The wealthy Mrs. Pumphrey is a soft-touch in the food department, ordering hampers of gourmet treats for Tricki from Fortnum & Mason. The three veterinarians, “Uncle Herriot,” Siegfried, and Tristan,… Read more »

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