Is your pet too pudgy?
- HELP FOR YOUR OVERWEIGHT PET. Palika, Liz // Saturday Evening Post;May/Jun97, Vol. 269 Issue 3, p24
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- Is Your Pet Too Plump? Bokhari, Diana Saakian // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Jan2003, Issue 243, p130
Presents tips for maintaining health of obese domestic pets. Switching to protein-based diet; Increase activity level; Suggested food supplements.
- Fight the fat. Swift, W. Bradford // Animals;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 130 Issue 5, p16
Points out the risks of obesity on pets. Correlation between obesity and overweight problems in humans and their pets; Causes of obesity; Weight-loss program for obese pets.
- Chronic Disease and Obesity. // Dog Watch;Jul2012, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p2
The article reports on the 2012 U.S. State of Pet Health Report indicating an increase in the incidence of obesity and chronic diseases in pets and also emphasizes the value of involving a veterinarian in promoting pet health care.
- Battling pet obesity. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Nov2009, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p12S
The article focuses on the efforts of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) in preventing pet obesity in the U.S. According to APOP, half of the dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight and obese. It indicates that APOP has raised awareness about the risks of pet obesity through...
- 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.
- Prevention: Our best strategy for fighting obesity and its ill effects. Budsberg, Steven C. // Veterinary Medicine;Jan2009, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p13
The article focuses on the prevention for obesity and its ill effects to pets life. The author cites on the growing problem on the expanding size of pets due to owners' noncompliance with feeding and exercise recommendations to their pets, resulting to musculoskeletal diseases. He cites the...
- Comments. // New York;7/2/2007, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p20
Several letters to the editor are quoted in response to the articles "Steve Jobs in a Box," by John Heilemann and "The Science of Gaydar," by David France, both from the June 25, 2007 issue and "Fat is a Four-Legged Word," by Arianne Cohen, from the June 11, 2007 issue.
- When Fido Needs a Fat Farm. Aschwanden, Christie; Freinkel, Susan; Mason, Mike // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar99, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p21
Presents the result of a survey conducted by Hill's Pet Nutrition which shows the lack of attention by the owners to their pets that are considered obese or overweight. Risk of obesity in animals; Diet modification.