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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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