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My pet is overweight, can you help?

Posted by Claire Cable on 13 June 2017

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*Weight Management Programs* Weight gain, leading to obesity, is an increasingly common problem we see in our companion cats and dogs.  This can lead to further health risks such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and ultimately shortens the lifespan of your pet.   The first step towards weight loss is to know your pet’s ideal weight.  Up until recently, guessing an ideal weight can lead to over-estimating how much to feed, which in turn leads to disappointing results.  To help achieve an accurate body weight Hill’s along with the University Of Tennessee School Of Veterinary Medicine have formulated a Healthy Weight Protocol in which we weigh your pet and take 4-6 simple body measurements.  From...

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