Alarming numbers: about 52% of Dogs and 57% of Cats are obese in the US! This problem affects mainly middle-aged pets.
Just like humans, pets with excessive weight lack energy, see their lifespan shortened and carry the following health risks: Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Cancer etc.
A quick way to check if your pet is obese:
- Ribs are not easily felt
- Sagging stomach
- No Waist can be seen from above
If your pet is overweight, screen him/her for Diabetes with the PawCheck urine home-test. Take prompt action to save your pet’s life!