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How Fast Is Too Fast For My Pet To Lose Weight?

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

You’ve already conquered the first steps of determining that your pet is overweight and you’ve worked with your veterinarian to create a weight loss plan. But now what? How fast can pets safely lose weight and how vigilant do you need to be?

The Skinny on Fat: Part 1 – The Basics

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

There is a lot of confusion regarding fat in pet foods. In this two-part series, we will explain what types of fat your pet needs and what health conditions may benefit from more or less fat

Why are so many of our pets overweight?

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

This was the moment I realized that I was treating pet obesity all wrong. I needed to focus less on the pet and more on the relationship between people and their pets. That’s what’s literally cutting the lives short of the dogs and cats we love so much.

Don’t Sugar Coat It: The Best Diets for Cats with Diabetes

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Diabetes is a common disease in cats and affects cats’ ability to properly process sugar. Diet can play an important role in the management of diabetes., but not all the information out there about feeding diabetic cats is accurate. We review what is known about feeding diabetic cats.

Five Ways Being Overweight Can Harm Your Dog’s Health

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Though dogs may not have to be worried about being made fun of by other dogs at the dog park, being overweight has been linked with many conditions that can affect a dog’s health including…

Five Ways Being Overweight Can Harm Your Cat’s Health

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

With up to 63% of cats currently overweight, we now know about the problems that cats face when they are too heavy. If your cat is overweight, your cat is at risk for these common problems.