Dog Weight Management
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention obesity it is a recognized disease in pets and 54% of dogs were overweight or obese in 2015.
When is a dog considered to be overweight?
As a general rule a dog is overweight when they are 15% above ideal weight and obese when they are 30% above ideal weight. When you cannot see a waistline, when you cannot see a tummy tuck, when you cannot feel ribs your pet may be overweight.
Are some breeds prone to obesity?
Any dog fed improperly can suffer from obesity.
What is offered in nutritional consultation?
We have trained staff that can assist you with weight loss programs for your dog. Call us for further information.