A Weighty Matter: Effectively Communicating with Clients about Pet Obesity
Cailin Heinze, VMD, MS, Diplomate ACVN, & Deborah Linder, DVM, Diplomate ACVN This article presents the key concepts to a successful conversation with clients about their overweight pets, and how to implement a weight loss plan. The blood and urine analyses recently ordered on a patient show azotemia in the face of low urine specific …
Treatment of Obesity in Cats and Dogs
There are many adverse consequences for not managing canine and feline obesity, including development of diabetes mellitus and reduced lifespan.