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Help for the Overweight Dog

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

It’s very possible that you’re living with a fat dog, but statistics say that you’re not alone.

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Running with Dogs

Friday, April 26th, 2019

It’s important to assess your dog’s overall physical condition – and interest – before bringing him out for a jog.

What’s a Good Exercise Plan For My Pet?

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

With warmer weather making it easier to be active, here are some ideas to have your pets more active with you this spring and summer.

Foster Hospital’ Obesity Clinic for Animals Helps Obese Dog Achieve Healthy Weight

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Just like humans it should come as no surprise that pets too can face weight challenges. For Hobbes’ family, recognizing that their golden retriever was overweight was the first and most important hurdle. Acknowledging that something had to be done for the good of Hobbes’ health was just as important. It was then an easy decision for owner Janet Pellerosi and her family to reach out to the Foster Hospital Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center’s Obesity Clinic for help. In just under a year Hobbes is down 32 pounds with the support and help of Deborah Linder, DVM, DAVCVN, head of the Foster Hospital