You’ve heard about Americans’ expanding waistlines. But did you know that over half of pets are overweight or obese, too? The extra pounds hold some of the same dangers for pets as pet lovers: health risks such as arthritis, high blood pressure, kidney disease and cancer.
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The pancreas is a thin, delicate, soft organ that lives right next to the top part of the digestive tract. It is responsible for producing digestive enzymes which are released into the gut in response to food that is eaten. … read more
With everyone focusing on healthy eating, should you worry about your pet’s diet, too? Lots of pet owners are health-food conscious. We try to incorporate more fruit and vegetables into our daily lives. We at least understand the importance of … read more
I have a Cairn Terrier almost 7 years old. She is a little overweight and I do limit her treats. I feed her Wellness Healthy Weight and her treats are all Natural Wellness and Paul Newman apple treats. She goes … read more
Obesity doesn't only affect humans. In North America, our pets are putting on the pounds and developing weight-related medical conditions that were virtually nonexistent 20 years ago. Our pets are getting osteoarthritis, diabetes, pancreatitis, anterior cruciate ligament injuries and heart … read more