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
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
* 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