My pet is overweight, what should I do?

16 Sep 2018

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 this an ideal body weight is calculated along with a feeding regime.  

Nutrition is the vital component in influencing weight gain and weight loss, and so in conjunction with the Hill’s Healthy Weight Protocol a new weight loss diet Hill’s Prescription Diet Metabolic Advanced Weight Solution has been formulated to activate the metabolism, regulate appetite and burn fat.  In real life feeding trials 81%-96% of cats and dogs being fed Hill’s Prescription Diet Metabolic Advanced Weight Solution lost weight within two months!  

Click here to contact us and book a FREE appointment to start your pet on the Hill's Healthy Weight Protocol.

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