anthropomorphium – owners over feeding their animals, when owners are working they feel the need to give animals more treats as they feel bad for leaving them, thinking their pet is hungry and needs more food but ends up overfeeding. showing owners a body condition chart and getting them to score their animals helps owners when over feeding their pets and know what their pet should look like vs what their pet looks like now. pets that are over weight can lead to joint problems earlier on in life as this is putting pressure on their joints from all the excess weight. exercise intolerance. diabetes mellitus is more common in over weight animals and this is due to the profound changes in the metabolism of glucose. urinary tract disease can also occur in cats and dogs. diet recommendations – clinical diets are specially made for weight loss, safe and sustainable weight loss.
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