Pet Obesity: How to Keep Your Pet Healthy

It is commonly known that obesity among Americans is a growing epidemic, but not as many people realize that pet obesity is also a significant concern in our country. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs are overweight or obese, and those numbers continue to increase each year. Obesity is just as dangerous in animals as it is in humans, so it is essential that you evaluate the dietary and exercise habits of your own pet and work with your pet’s veterinarian to determine if adjustments should be made. Read more