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Fat Dogs: What to Do for Weight Loss

In the US, roughly 1 in 3 dogs is overweight or obese. Dogs gain weight when they eat more food than they burn off in activities. That boils down to “too many treats, not enough walks.”  Health Impact of Obesity Excess fat contributes to inflammation, and inflammation contributes to health problems in dogs just

Fat Cats: Helping Your Cat Lose Weight

A recent study about feline obesity in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery found that cats don’t like being on a diet any more than people do!  While not surprising, it is interesting to note the behavior that led to this conclusion. Cats that were switched from free feeding to controlled, calorie-restricted feeding