Tag Archives: obesity

Helping Your Dog Lose Weight

  Like humans, dog and cats used to spend a lot of energy finding and catching their food. Now that food is constantly available with very little effort it is easy for the body’s energy equation to shift to more energy consumed than used. In strict nutritional terms, all you have to do to lose […]

Pet Insurance Claim of the Month- February 2016: Feline Hepatic Lipidosis

A recent claim at PetFirst reminds us that obesity can lead to other, potentially life-threatening, conditions for our pets. A brief overview of the claim: Feline Hepatic Lipidosis for Kita (8-year-old Domestic Shorthair Cat) Vet bill:                 $4,896.67 PetFirst paid:     $4,290.75 The story: Obesity had led Kita to an issue in late 2015, which was dermatitis […]