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Pet Obesity: Fight the Fat!

March 28, 2013

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 By now, no doubt, your ears have heard it thousands of times – we are facing an obesity epidemic. Epidemics used to be limited to just infectious diseases, and for some reason they were always named after colors – the Red Death, the Black Death, Prussian Blue Death, Scarlet Fever and Oil-Rubbed-Bronze Death. But now, we face a new and chubbier…  

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Living with a Diabetic Cat

November 29, 2012

My beloved calico, California, was a transient diabetic for the last four years of her life. Nevertheless, as a result of treatment she lived to be a few months shy of her 20th birthday! Seeing how many cat lovers we have in our Pet Health Central audience, I thought it befitting to share her story. Perhaps your own cats are facing similar issues. Don’t despair!…  

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Pet Obesity Takes Its Toll

April 30, 2012

The single best predictor of a pet’s health over the course of their lifetime relates to weight. As the incidence of obesity rises in people, a disturbing parallel is being seen in our pets. There’s one major difference, though. There are all kinds of reasons why people might be overweight, but we control the entire nutritional intake of our pets. In other words, you can…  

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