Obesity Updated on: April 9th, 2019

When a dog carries excess fat or excess weight on their body. This can affect their health and cause other issues and possibly lead to death.

why we feed

Dogs become obese when pet owners overfeed, feed too many carbohydrate filled treats, free feed, do not exercise their dogs, feed inferior food such as kibble, feed salty table scraps.

how to feed

To prevent obesity, exercise your dog and be sure to feed a diet that is bioavailable and fresh!

Additional info

Certain breeds are predispositioned towards obesity, such as Labs, but any dogs can be obese. Make sure to keep your dog healthy! Consulting a body condition score chart is very helpful!