Obesity is an extremely common issue among domesticated pets. In the United States alone 58% of cats and 53% of dogs are considered Obese. There are many reasons your pet can be obese:
- Too many calories consumed
- Not enough routine Exercise
- Medical conditions such as low Thyroid and Diabetes
Research indicates that not only does obesity lead to orthopedic problems, diabetes and certain types of cancer, it can Also take up to 2 1/2 years off your pets life! for a human 2 1/2 years may not seem like a lot, but considering that most dogs live an average of 10-15 years 2.5 years is a lot. To be exact, 2.5 years for a pet living between 10 and 15 years old is 16% to 25% of your pets WHOLE LIFE! So please, don’t take obesity in pets lightly. Your pets will thank you in the long run for not over feeding breakfast and dinner, giving too many treats, skipping walks and waiting on routine blood work.
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