Is Pet Obesity Really Just A Form Of Pet Neglect?
There are extreme circumstances in which the weight of the animal exceeds their ability to negotiate normal, physical activity, but the question is, when do we ask the government to step in, and, more importantly, should we?
Dog Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight
Obesity in dogs is almost as common as it is in humans. Experts estimate 56 percent of dogs are obese in the United States, and those extra pounds can come with serious health consequences.
Dog Obesity: Ask The Vet With Dr. Susan Aiello, DVM
Our readers have questions about dog obesity and feeding. We pitched those questions to Dr. Susan Aiello, DVM to get some answers!
Students Banned From Feeding School Dog After He Gets Too Obese
Little White Socks came to an elementary school eight years ago. Now he has to go on a diet, as students, staff, and teachers fed him too much over the years. He weighs 110 pounds!
6 Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight
Nutrition and exercise can help get your pup back in shape, but first you have to determine whether your dog needs to shed some pounds.
5 Eating Disorders That Affect Dogs
While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs, which can be just as troubling for concerned owners.
Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases
Almost a dozen of the deadliest diseases for a dog or cat are examined along with treatments, mortality rates, and potential cures for the afflictions.
Pet Fit Club makes biggest loser a winner
For pet owners who think they’ve tried everything to get their pet to shed some excess pounds, a solution may be available, albeit from an unlikely source: television. Reality-TV show The Biggest Loser pits humans against each other, and the one who loses the most weight in the shortest amount of time wins a cash […]