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Overweight

Obesity is not only in humans but also in dogs a common problem. Research shows that over 50% of our dogs are overweight. Like a dog with overweight people has a greater risk of developing health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease, skin complaints and breathing problems

Weight gain occurs when a dog gets more food than it consumes. This can be prevented by the dog to move more. The older dog often moves less, so as seniors enter an appropriate diet is very wise
After neutering change the metabolism, so these animals after surgery require less energy. It is also wise to switch to a light food, or as n 30% of normal power reduction.
All dogs have an ideal weight for their size and breed. Given the differences between animals is sometimes difficult to determine whether an animal is overweight. A few points which you can recognize if your dog is overweight.

* The ribs are hardly noticeable.
* Difficulty in walking
* Slow moving  
* Shortness of breath
* Less playful  
* Poor stamina
* Many sleep  

Obesity prevention is better than cure. Give the dog as little as possible cookies.
And any snacks you provide should be deducted at the normal daily diet.
It is hard, the dog never agree to something nice, but we believe a fat dog feel really unhappy.
If the obesity problem is, you can contact your veterinarian. This can then prescribe a proper diet, and weight loss guide.