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Pet Obesity: Health...

Do you have a corpulent canine or flabby feline?  Can you determine if your pet is overweight or...

Weight is Not a Good...

For years, preoccupation with achieving a certain weight has been the goal of weight loss...

The Slentrol challenge: How...

You may think four dogs is not a very big sample size. Nonetheless, my experience has to count for...
 

Weight Loss and Chronic Disease in Cats

If your cat loses an excess of ten percent of its normal body weight, and it is not due to fluid loss, you should be concerned. There are many things that can cause weight loss, including anorexia, the cat's quality of food, and/or chronic disease.

How to Keep a Shelter Dog at a Healthy Weight

This week in Bark and Purrtect, learn about the new book, The Dieting with My Dog Guide to Weight Loss and Maintenance, which focuses on a problem that many shelters face every day: how to help dogs attain their optimum weight while awaiting their forever home.

Weight loss in pets: success through competition

There’s nothing like a little healthy competition to stimulate a salubrious fitness regimen—and maybe a little bit of good PR along the way.

Five practical tips for weight loss in pets

Today is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. It’s a special day on which we recognize the immense rotundity of America’s household creatures with an eye towards alleviating their unnecessary suffering.

Weight Problems in Dogs

Chubby puppies are adorable and the fatter they are, the cuter they are. However, baby fat stops being cute when it leads to major health concerns.

Losing Weight While Exercising with Your Pet

The maxim of “one for me, one for you” has created a nation in which diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, and respiratory ailments is the norm -- for both people and pets -- and it will have to get better or we could be taking tremendous leaps backward in terms of lifespan and joy of health.

What is the Weight of a Neapolitan Mastiff?

You can tell just by looking that a Neapolitan Mastiff weighs ... well ... a lot! But do you know how big the breed can actually get? It might help to know before picking one up to bring home.

Why Your Cat's Weight Really Matters

There are several factors that come into play when you are talking about overweight cats, but it essentially comes down to two things: health and money.

Why Weight Control Foods Will Not Make Pets Thin

The answer is simple. Even with weight control foods, pets are still eating more calories per day than their bodies need. Understanding why that is true is not so simple. I hope this post helps.

7 Medical Causes Behind Weight Gain

Your pet is overweight, and being the conscientious pet owner, you have made the necessary changes to your pet’s diet and activity levels, but your pet is still overweight. In fact, not only is he still overweight, he seems to be gaining more weight. If diet and exercise are not solving the problem, what else is there?

How to get your cat to eat vegetables...and lose weight

OK, so this post isn’t all about vegetable feeding or a feline vegetarian diets (which I’m not big on). If you’ve Googled up this entry in error, however, please consider reading it anyway.

Counting calories in fat dog weight loss and the role of...

After spending more time than is reasonable explaining WHY dogs are gaining weight in spite of all owner attempts at the reverse, I get tired...really tired. 

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