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Overweight Pets

Dropping Just a Few Pounds Gives Lame Dogs a New Leash on Life

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A study of obese dogs with osteoarthritis and lameness proved how little effort it can take to vastly improve the quality of life of overfed, disabled pets.

In America, Pudgy Pets Can Hit The Treadmill Too

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the obesity rate soars among Americans, their dogs are getting potbellied, too, encouragi...

Overweight And Obese Pets? 5 Tips To Asses Your Pet's Health

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Kay If it's true that people resemble their pets, it makes sense that more and more pets are weighing in with an obesity problem. Ne...

First Of Its Kind Clinic Opens For Overweight Pets

Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

By Ned Smith, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer: The American waistline isn't the only thing that's got a growing problem. Our pets are packing it on...

Help Your Overweight Pet Slim Down

Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Marty Becker for Vetstreet.com It's one thing to point out problems, and quite another to offer solutions. When it comes to trimming excess ...

The Most And Least Obese States For Dogs And Cats

Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living

It isn't just human portion sizes and waistlines that have increased and expanded over the past five years. Fido and Fluffy have gained weight, too. ...

Over 50% Of American Pets Are Overweight

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over half of U.S. dogs and cats are now overweight or obese, reports a recent study conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. One-fifth...