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Articles tagged: obesity clinic

Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Pet Nutrition: General Information vetnutrition.tufts.edu/petfoodology — visit Tufts’ Cummings School’s Petfoodology site, with information on everything from whether you should give fish oil to your cat to what to feed your kitten if she has a… Read More

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

Is My Pet Overweight?

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Dr. Deborah Linder, DVM, DAVCN is a board-certified veterinary nutritionist at the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals who provides five helpful tips for preventing your pet from becoming overweight. Visit the Tufts Obesity Clinic for… Read More

The Biggest Losers

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

As the obesity epidemic hits our pets, Deborah Linder, diet doctor to portly pooches and fat cats, helps them shed those unhealthy pounds

At Your Service: Nutrition

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

The Clinical Nutrition Service of the Foster Hospital for Small Animals offers in person and telephone appointments to pet owners and case consultations to veterinarians throughout the country. Common services the Clinical Nutrition Service provides… Read More