Rocky’s Viewpoint

Rockys Viewpoint

A blog for people who treat their dogs better than family

Health Issues for an Overweight or Obese Dog

Is your dog overweight? Did you know that if your dog is 30% above his normal weight, he is considered obese? Do you realize that by allowing your dog to become overweight, he may be facing serious health issues? Like people, extra pounds put additional stress on every organ in the body and the consequences can manifest in sickness and in worst case death. Some of these health issues include:

If your dog is heading in this direction, we hope this is a wake-up call. Obesity is one of the easiest things to reverse and control. Here are some suggestions:

Try some of these suggestions to get your dog to the weight he should be. The result will be a happier, healthier dog, and a happier you – and he will love you just as much, if not more.