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Nutritional Counselling and Weight Management

A dog that is overweight, like humans, can have many problems. It is important to keep your pet at a healthy weight to ensure they live a long happy life.

When is a dog considered to be overweight?


A dog is seen as overweight when you can no long easily feel the ribs or cannot visualise a definitive waistline.

Are some breeds prone to obesity?


Any breed can become overweight if not fed or exercised properly but some breeds are predisposed to certain illnesses that can cause weight gain.

Why should you have weight loss & management consultation at a clinic?


Having a weight loss management consultation with a veterinarian can help shed light on why your pet is overweight as well as receiving a recommendation on how to help your dog lose the weight in a healthy way.

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Most of us understand that the heat of the summer affects how we go about our day and that we have to make the necessary adjustments so we can continue our normal activities without problems. Unfortunately, there are a number of people who still don't understand how hot the pavement/rocks can get when walking, cause they are on bare feet and inside a car where on hot days they are unable to breathe.  You could be faced with a serious situation that can be avoided.

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