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Pet Obesity Prevention

Dog skateboardingNo one wants to be overweight. Sure, it has to do with looks, but what’s more important is the way extra weight feels. Genetics and lifestyle can play significant roles, but for most pets, portion sizes or free-feeding are ultimately responsible for any extra pounds. While it may not be noticeable at first, once pet obesity is obvious, there may be associated health concerns to worry about.

Cause and Effect

Overfeeding a pet is the primary reason for weight gain. Over time, all those extra calories lead to weight gain and pet obesity. Generally speaking, people have grown accustomed to seeing larger pets, with some even amused by a rotund animal. However, considering the major impact obesity has on overall health, it’s worthwhile to invest in a preventive wellness plan that works for you and your companion.