There has never been an animal existing in the wild that is obese and yet about one-third of all pet dogs and one in 10 cats are overweight. Obesity is a pathological condition characterised by the accumulation of fat, much in excess of the fat required for optimal body health.
So what can you do to prevent, or improve your pets weight issues? Check your pet’s weight through regular check-ups. If you know why your pet is obese, steps to resolve the growing issue is in the main article. It helps if you know what a healthy, normal cat or dog should look like and taking into consideration your pet’s sex, age and lifestyle.