Animal obesity is a big problem in Ireland. The cause?

Overfeeding and Lack of Exercise

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Health Risks For Overweight Pets

 

Cancer

 

Diabetes

 

Heart / Respiratory Disease

 

High Blood Pressure

 

Kidney Disease

 

Osteoarthritis

 

Decreased Life Expectancy

 

Ligament Injury

Need a quick, easy way to tell if your pet is overweight?

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Tips to keep your pet in shape

When in doubt, consult your veterinarian!

 

Proper portions vary based on age, weight and activity level

 

Limit excessive treats, table scraps and snacks

 

Exercise daily (start slow if your pet is overweight)