Ciara's Column - January 2020
Pet obesity is of major clinical concern in the UK and can lead to several health issues such as arthritis and diabetes so it’s important to keep your pet’s weight in check.
Overweight pets typically have a lower quality of life too – and can die younger than those with healthy weights. A recent study by the University of Liverpool and published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine** showed how overweight dogs could lose over 2 years lifespan.
If so, make their weight loss your New Year’s Resolution so you can help your pets live long and healthy lives.
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