Tags: Canine Feline Veterinary Article
More than half of the dogs and cats in America are overweight. Pets can suffer from the same obesity related diseases that people do, such as osteoarthritis and diabetes to name a few. Some conditions can be delayed or avoided by maintaining a healthy weight range. Here are some tips to help your pet get back on the road to good health in the New Year:
1. First, let a veterinarian do an assessment of your pet’s body condition. If your pet is overweight, let the veterinarian help you develop a weight loss plan that works for your pet.
2. Ask your veterinarian about the best diet to feed your pet. No doubt Fido will have something to say about this, but there are a few different choices you can try. Most importantly, use the portion your veterinarian recommends...