Overweight cats and dogs are more susceptible to a wide range of health problems like:
Early warning signs can include weakness, increased thirst, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss, depression or abdominal pain.
ARTHRITIS AND OTHER JOINT DISORDERS
Signs can include behavioral changes, limping, stiffness or difficulty climbing stairs.
Signs can include coughing, lethargy, difficulty breathing, intolerance to exercise, loss of appetite or unexplained weight loss.
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
As there are no visable warning signs, regular checkups are recommended.
Early signs include unkempt haircoat. Look for repeated itching and scratching.
If you think your pet may be overweight, call us at 301-631-6900 to schedule a FREE weight consultation with one of our registered technicians.