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Articles tagged: pet obesity

Our Fat Pets

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Dr. Deborah Linder was quoted in an article on pet obesity appearing in The New York Times on August 2, 2018. The piece includes her comments on how veterinarians assess whether or not an animal is overweight and also calls attention to the challenge of pet owners equating food with love when caring for their animals.

The Eco-Friendly House Cat

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Greening our pet’s living space has never been easier as our experts share ideas on how to create a more Earth-friendly environment for all of us.

Our Cats Are Too Fat

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Researchers determine that the key to weight loss is a steady and persistent reduction in calories.

Why are so many of our pets overweight?

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

The Conversation US Dr. Deborah Linder examines how our relationships and interactions with our pets may be contributing to their obesity in her piece for The Conversation US. Read full article here: https://theconversation.com/why-are-so-many-of-our-pets-overweight-85958

Pet Vet: Obesity in Pets

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

The battle of the bulge isn’t just for people – it can be the same struggle with your four-legged family members.

Cummings in the News

An App for Your Pets

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Cummings student heads to veterinary business plan competition with startup idea for tracking animal care

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