Pet Obesity – Still on the Rise in 2017

Pet Obesity – Still on the Rise in 2017

The numbers are in for 2017 and, unfortunately, the pet obesity epidemic remains on the rise. The 2017 U.S. pet obesity survey, conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, has concluded that 56% of all dogs and 60% of all cats are overweight or obese (in 2016, these percentages were 54% and 59% respectively). These numbers are

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Being overweight or obese is one of the biggest health issues that Americans face today. There are many options to help people fight this epidemic including specialized diets, fitness club memberships, and weight loss programs (e.g. Weight Watchers). Depending on the person, some of these options can work, however, many people struggle to get-to and maintain a healthy

The Most Intelligent Pet Feeder… EVER!

The Most Intelligent Pet Feeder… EVER!

Approximately 54% of all cats and dogs are overweight or obese (petobesityprevention.org). These pets are significantly more at risk (than normal weight pets) for developing chronic diseases such as: diabetes, kidney disease, arthritis, and many forms of cancer. Having unhealthy pets not only causes heartache for pet owners, it is also expensive to treat. The additional costs associated with