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Pet Food News
on June 29, 2009

Vet recommends reduced-calorie diets for fat pets

Between 30 and 40% of New Zealand's pets are now overweight, according to veterinarian Alex Melrose's recent column.

Between 30 and 40% of New Zealand's pets are now overweight, according to veterinarian Alex Melrose's recent column .

Since obesity can lead to disease and take years off of a pet's life, Melrose recommended putting pets on reduced-calorie diets and encouraging them to gradually increase their exercise.

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