Posts Tagged “Pet Obesity”

New Technology for Fighting Obesity in Multi-Pet Homes

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New Technology for Fighting Obesity in Multi-Pet Homes

  Vet Innovations, Inc. to introduce innovative portion and access-control technology.   BURLINGTON, Conn., /PRNewswire/ — Vet Innovations, Inc. announced that it will introduce PortionPro Rx(TM) to veterinarians at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, from February 4 to 8, 2017. This unique prescribed solution features proprietary portion…

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Get Your Tubby Pet on the Road to Fit and Trim with the Pet Fit Challenge

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Get Your Tubby Pet on the Road to Fit and Trim with the Pet Fit Challenge

Pet Owners Nationwide Can Join The Pet Fit Challenge In Preparation For National Pet Obesity Day New York, NY – September 17, 2015 – Obesity among our pets is often overlooked. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs and 55% of cats in the US are obese or overweight. September 24th kicks off…

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THE BENEFIT OF PUMPKIN FOR PETS

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THE BENEFIT OF PUMPKIN FOR PETS

Fruitables® Supplements and Treats Please Pets and Promote Good Health   DALLAS – The humble pumpkin is finally taking its rightful place as a healthful dietary supplement for pets! In recent years, this fruit and vegetable – that’s right, it’s a flowering, seeded plant in botany and a vegetable in culinary terms – has risen to “superfood” status. Pumpkin…

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How do you know if your pet is overweight?

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How do you know if your pet is overweight?

Obesity is defined by an excess of body fat. Pets that are over fed, lack the ability to exercise, or that have a tendency to retain weight are the most at risk for becoming obese. Obesity can cause serious health problems such as shorter lifespan, even with only moderate cases of weight gain.  Areas of…

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New Molecular Research for Pet Obesity

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New Molecular Research for Pet Obesity

April 12, 2013-RedOrbit.com In a new paper on pet obesity in the Journal of Animal Science, University of Illinois professor of animal and nutritional sciences Kelly Swanson and his colleagues describe how nutrients and biological compounds in foods can affect gene expression in animals. Their field, called nutrigenomics, offers new insights into the why and…

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Dr Ernie Ward-Leading the Fight for Pet Fitness

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Dr Ernie Ward-Leading the Fight for Pet Fitness

Dr. Ernie Ward has spent his entire career practicing, writing about, lecturing on and encouraging better care for dogs and cats to earn the title as “America’s Pet Advocate.” Whether he’s discussing the dangers of obesity, how to perform a physical examination, dealing with behavioral issues, answering pet owner’s questions about surgery or how to provide better…

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