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Alarming Statistics on Pet Obesity A Serious Cause For Concern

By Robert Mueller, B. Pharm. Obesity in dogs and cats has become an alarming problem in America and throughout the world.  A 2012 survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity revealed that 52.5% of dogs and 58.3% of cats seen by veterinarians across the country are considered overweight or obese.  This ever-increasing health epidemic

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Canine Obesity is on the Rise

Published on January 13, 2012 by in Health

Veterinarian Dr. Denise Elliott DVM, PhD of Banfield Pet Hospital in Portland, Oregon recently published a report noting that diabetes is on the rise in our pets. This disease can include symptoms of excessive urination, increased thirst, lethargy and sudden blindness. Surgery and anesthesia are even more hazardous for your pet if they must have

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5 Simple Guidelines to Prevent Pet Obesity

Published on January 13, 2012 by in Health

Prevention is key, and this is the first step to preventing obesity in your pet. Some suggestions include strictly feeding a raw meat-based diet and avoiding foods with additives, preservatives and food coloring. It’s important to maintain a proper balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates that are specifically blended for a healthy canine diet. This

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