Rocky’s Viewpoint

Rockys Viewpoint

A blog for people who treat their dogs better than family

Health Issues for an Obese Dog

If your dog is 30% above his normal weight, he is obese.  Do you realize that by allowing your dog to get obese, 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 itself in sickness and worst case, death. Some of these health issues include,

This should be a wake-up call for you, if your dog is heading in this direction.   It’s time to think about changing habits and maybe giving some tough love like saying “no” when he looks at you with those sad eyes asking for a treat or more food. You’re not doing him any favor surrendering to his pleas.  Obesity is one of the easiest things to reverse and control – give him less and more nutritious food and more exercise.  The result will be a happier, healthier dog and a happier you – he will love you just as much, if not more.

If you need our help to get your dog’s weight down, please contact us.

Category: Health Management