The modern world has been overly bountiful in its food supply for us humans, and has led us to an obesity epidemic of epic proportions. But our pets are overweight too! In fact 60% of household cats and dogs are considered overweight.
The first ever obesity clinic for pets is now open for business in Massachusetts, opened by Tufts University, known for its excellent nutrition program. Question: is this really needed?
Apparently, pet owners have a hard time telling when their pooch has started to gain weight. There’s no such thing as a BMI for cats. Additionally, calorie counts on pet food packages are highly unreliable. Read more from the LA Times….
Do you own a pet? How do you make sure it stays slim and fit?