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Nutrition and client education
Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Q&A: Talking to clients about pet weight loss

October 22, 2008

It takes a compassionate approach to get clients to comply with diet and exercise recommendations.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Dogs help kids combat obesity

October 21, 2008

Kids get off the couch to play with their furry friends.

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Obesity management traditional and new approaches (Proceedings)

October 1, 2008

It is estimated that 24% to 44% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Is that cat too fat? Feline obesity and a program for weight loss (Proceedings)

October 1, 2008

Obesity is the number one nutritional disorder in pets in the western world. Twenty five percent of cats seen by veterinarians in the USA and Canada are overweight or obese.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

The skinny on fat pets

August 1, 2008

It's the elephant in the room. We all know pets are getting fatter, but just how fat? Until now, there was no concrete data.

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Promoting the big three: Dentistry, obesity and senior care (Proceedings)

August 1, 2008

Perform this simple exercise during your next staff training session: Ask each team member to list the top ten conditions and/or diagnoses your hospital sees on a daily basis.

Source: FIRSTLINE

Pets keep getting fatter

August 1, 2008

The numbers prove that obesity is a serious problem.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald

July 21, 2008

Dr. Fitzgerald reminds us that we need to follow our own advice when it comes to exercise.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Idea Exchange: As seen on TV: Broadcast your patients' weight loss progress

April 1, 2008

We have adapted NBC's hit reality show "The Biggest Loser" for our canine patients.

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