Obesity In Our Pets

Many pet owners don’t think your fat pet has a problem. However, the truth is that obesity in pets poses serious health risks and is something for which veterinarians are seeing increasingly. In fact, recent statistics show that fat and obese pets are more common than the normal weight. Being obese means more demands are placed on every organ in the body of your pet, stress is placed on joints and bones, and your pet is at a higher risk for a number of diseases and health concerns for example: * diabetes * cancer * liver disease * lameness * common conditions such as arthritis and hip dysplasia * pancreatitis * surgical risks and increasing anesthetic * skin conditions including acne in cats * breathing with difficulty and respiratory disease * heart disease * high blood pressure * digestive problems * decreased immune function * the list heat intolerance obesity and health-related concerns is long. In addition to shorten life, obese pets generally have a poorer life quality. They tend to be inactive because even basic actions are consumers of energy and vigorous.

You spend much time with the uncomfortable feeling that can lead to increased irritability and depressed mood. If you think that your pet this obese, now is the time to take action! What causes obesity? In nature, there is a natural balance between food intake and energy expenditure. Animals must search for his food, an energy consuming task, and the food they eat is low in fats and sugars. In domestic animals, this balance is often lost. Lifestyle factors often mean that pets eat most of what they require, and the food they eat is often unsuitable for their digestive systems, many pet foods are high in carbohydrates and low in protein. In addition, lifestyle factors, diets poor, environmental toxins and inactive metabolisms often give rise to domestic animals with poor liver function and may not effectively remove toxins or eliminate unwanted fat from their bodies.

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