• How do we Tackle Pet Obesity?

    One year ago - By Activ 4 pets

    Over the past 20 years, obesity has increased in dogs and cats, despite myriad efforts by veterinarians, veterinary societies, academicians, technicians, drug companies, and entire organizations devoted to the problem (e.g. the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention). The question is: Why? In my experience it is usually down to perceptions of the issue and willingness to change behaviors.
    Obesity is commonly defined as: “an accumulation of excessive amounts of adipose tissue in the body.” 1 It seems however, that there is no direct standard agreement in the pet world as to how much...
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