The skinny on pet obesity!

Get the skinny on Overweight pets.  Fat pets are nothing to take lightly – this message was brought to you by VPI Pet Insurance.

  • Obesity effects 52.5% of dogs and 58.3% of Cats in the United States.  That means that over half of the clients that come into your office are overweight
  • One pig ear = 6 twelve ounce Colas
  • Overweight cats are 4x more likely to become diagnosed with diabetes
  • 45% of pet owners identify their pets as being a normal weight
  • Overweight pets are more likely to be diagnosed with kidney disease, arthritis, diabetes, ACL injury, and die prematurely
  • If your dog is 5 pounds overweight it can be at risk for developing diseases
  • If your cat is 2 pounds overweight it can be at risk for developing diseases

 

Provided by Veterinary Pet Insurance

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