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Overweight Pet

How Big Is Your Pet's Food Bowl?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

There is a general tendency among many pet owners to buy oversized food bowls for their dog or cat. Since the correct amount of food looks like too little food when it's placed in a gargantuan bowl, many pet owners add more food to improve the "optics" of the meal.

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...

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 ...

Fat Cats For Sale At Shelter Where Volunteers Help With Weight Loss

AP | Posted 08.04.2011 | Green

HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) -- A central Ohio animal shelter with an abundance of chubby cats is having a sale on its fattest felines, hoping a discount entic...

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...