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PAWS2SHARE: Pet Obesity

Posted at 1:23 PM, Feb 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 15:46:37-05

BILLINGS - Being Top Dog or ready for the Cat Walk at times can be a struggle for pets.

Over 60% of cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight leading to a variety of health problems to even limited mobility.

Being one pound overweight for a small cat or dog is equivalent to 10-15 pounds for a human.

Dr. Christiane Youngstrom at Moore Lane Veterinary Hospital takes a "paws" to show us what to look for in a pet that's in shape along with a few suggestions that might help your fur baby drop those extra pounds.