Overweight: is your dog at risk? | Dogalize
Obesity has turned into a serious problem for pets as well as for humans.Overweight dogs and cats are more likely to develop heart desease, diabetes, arthritis and premature death.
Although obesity can be linked to slow metabolism and hormonal dysfunctions, in most of the cases the main causes are overeating and the lack of movement.
As for humans, there are not instant solutions, it is necessary to change one’s eating habits, after consulting a veterinarian.
Physical activity is also essential. Try to increase the lenght and the pace of your walks, but do it gradually, because overweight is an overload for your dog’s heart.
For more advice please contact Dogalize Vet USA