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Overweight Dog Help

As pet owners ourselves, we know that some pet parents struggle with their dog’s weight. When those cute puppy eyes look at you, it is hard not to reward them. To keep your rewarding in check, we have many solutions that can help, from feeding the correct amount or using the right amount of rewards.

When is a dog considered to be overweight?

Like people, the number on a scale does not always indicate that your dog is overweight. An ideal body score is the most accurate way for our staff to determine if your dog is overweight. When considering your dog’s overall health, we will look at his or her actual body weight, as well as how much fat is visible over the rib cage and if they still have a waist.

Are some dog breeds prone to obesity?

Absolutely, however, it is important to remember that all dogs can have issues with their weight, which can lead to other more serious health concerns.

Why should my dog have a weight loss consultation at the hospital?

Our goal is to set you up for success. We consider all of the factors involved in your dog’s weight (ie. lifestyle and nutrition) and help determine a weight loss plan that works for you.