Is Your Pooch Too Pudgy?
- PET PUDGE. // Good Housekeeping;May2011, Vol. 252 Issue 5, p50
The article discusses obesity in cats and dogs and suggests avoiding feeding pets treats that contain sugar as one of the first three ingredients, based on advice from veterinarian Ernie Ward, founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention.
- FAT CATS. // Better Nutrition;Jan2004, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p26
The article discusses about obesity in pets. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences concludes that dogs and cats are too fat. The 500-page report describes a new surge in pet obesity that mirrors what has happened to human waistlines and health. Overfeeding by owners, along with lack...
- Healthy Pet. Marder, Amy // Prevention;Nov2000, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p170
Discusses obesity in dogs and cats. Problems associated with pet obesity, including joint and locomotion problems, heart and respiratory diseases; skin problems, and gastrointestinal disorders; How to detect obesity; Advice for helping a pet lose weight.
- Study: Cat obesity ballooning. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;May2013, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p24
The article reports on the findings of the sixth annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) in 2012. Results revealed that 58% of cats are overweight or obese according to their veterinarians. It also shows that 45% of cat and...
- Heart rate of pet dogs: effects of overweight and exercise. Kuruvilla, A.; Frankel, T. L. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2003, Vol. 12, p24
Background - In Australia, about 40% of pet dogs are overweight (1). High fat diets and obesity affect heart function of dogs (2). In people, exercise has been shown to improve heart function. There is no information on body condition and level of exercise on heart rate in pet dogs. Objective -...
- EAT LESS, LIVE LONGER. Hoover, Rita // Dog World;Jul2002, Vol. 87 Issue 7, p48
Describes the problem of obesity in dogs. Complications of obesity in dogs; Symptoms of obesity in dogs; Solution for treating obese dogs. INSETS: Body Condition System;Breeds That Gain;Tip The Scale In The Right Direction.
- Take Heed of the Need for Proper Ear Care. Fuess, Theresa A. // Dog World;Aug99, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p95
Discusses the importance of examining dog and cat ears. Why dog owners should regularly examine dog ears; Serious ear problems o dogs; How to prevent ear problems.
- Taming tummy upsets. // Prevention;Dec94, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p126
Deals with treatment for intestinal upsets that may be accompanied by vomiting and diarrhea in dogs and cats. Normal vomiting, including grass or hair balls; Symptoms which require veterinary treatment; Treatment for acute diarrhea; Prevention of gastrointestinal upsets.
- For Pudgy Pooches. Adams, Janine // You Bake 'em Dog Biscuits Cookbook;2005, p70
The article discusses the impact of obesity on the health conditions of dogs. It states that like humans, obesity in dogs may result to diabetes, heart problems and cancer. It mentions the rib test which is an approach to determine if a dog is overweight. The importance of giving dogs with...