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Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals

weight gain and avoid muscle loss. The average weight loss plan takes four to five months to safely achieve optimal body weight, though this depends on how much weight your...


Recent Publications – July 2016

...survival times than normal weight or overweight dogs, but there was no difference in survival for normal weight and overweight dogs for either type of cancer. However, most of the...


Why are so many of our pets overweight?

...consequences for pets. Overweight pets have worse scores in vitality, quality of life, pain and emotional disturbance. However, the good news is those values can improve with weight loss. Furthermore,...


When Should I Switch My Pet To A Senior Diet?

...prevent weight gain (or to lose weight, if they’re already overweight). Those extra pounds around the middle can cause or worsen other diseases, such as diabetes or arthritis. On the...


Battling the Bulge? Troubleshooting Tips for Pet Weight Loss

...do not allow cats to go longer than 24 hours without consuming any meals.   Strategies modified from the 2014 AAHA Weight Management Guidelines, which can be found at: https://www.aaha.org/public_documents/professional/guidelines/weight_management_guidelines.pdf....


Five Pet Weight Loss Tips That Work!

Getting and keeping cats at a healthy weight often requires a little creativity to work cats’ minds and bodies. Watch Sunshine’s journey through weight loss by using some of the...