Fighting Obesity In Dogs – Rescued Dachshund Loses 50 Lbs And Gets A New Chance At Life


April 30, 2016

The obesity epidemic in dogs is getting worse and shows no signs of stopping. Even with premium diets, raw food, home cooked diets, diet foods, we see 54% of dogs are overweight or obese.

Take a look at this truly amazing story. The awesome woman that took in this abused dog (yes, I consider the level of obesity that this dog reached to be abuse by the previous owner) was able to get his quality of life back by feeding a prescription diet dog food.

They didn’t need some crazy, drastic diet. All they needed was time, portion control and gradual increase in activity level over time.

The dedication is heart warming and look at the impact this had on this dachshund’s life!

Why does thie happen?

Some dogs become overweight due to the types of food they eat or  certain medical conditions but nine times out of ten, it’s due to eating too much food. That is ALL up to you!


The Big Question

So take an honest look at your fur baby and ask yourself: “am I killing my dog with kindness?” Do I give too much food out of love and am actually harming my precious pet?

Pass this onto someone you care about and comment below!

About the author 

Dr. Chris

Dr. Christopher Smith is a small animal veterinarian that has been involved in the profession since he was 15 years old. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Smith has seen almost everything, although he's the first to admit there is always more to learn. He started to share his passion for the human animal bond, the wonder of dogs and to help make life with your fur kids happier and healthier!

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