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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...


Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals

...to reduce rebound 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...


Recent Publications – July 2016

...50(1):1-11. An effective individualized weight loss program provides a consistent and healthy rate of weight loss to reduce risk of disease, prevent malnutrition, and improve quality of life. Weight loss...


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,...


New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

...teach your pet! If your pet is overweight (ask your vet for their opinion), resolve to help them lose weight this year. Excess weight puts extra stress on joints and...


Five Ways Being Overweight Can Harm Your Dog’s Health

...address this in our previous post on tips for those struggling with weight loss in their pets: https://vetnutrition.tufts.edu/2017/07/battling-the-bulge-troubleshooting-tips-for-pet-weight-loss/.   References: Effects of diet restriction on life span and age-related changes...