Obesity a thoughtful Health Issue

January 25, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Health and Care

Obesity and Shih-tzu

The buildup of extra body fat is called Obesity & the weight of the body also increases. This disorder occurs in Dogs that are over nourished, don’t exercise enough, or that have a proneness to gain weight, although there are some diseases that can also cause obesity.

Obesity and Shih-tzu

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There are several factors that make obesity more probable in dogs such as certain breeds have a greater risk, the probability gets more with age, the sterilized dogs have more risk & obesity is more common in females


Obesity is a thoughtful health issue that affects the dogs for long periods, reduces the span and quality of life as it causes a lot of suffering and can exceedingly disable.

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This disorder roots serious health problems like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, respiratory distress & cancer.

Obesity is a preventable disorder.
If the dog seems like gaining weight, consult your Vet. He will provide a health check and if required recommend a weight reduction package. Help your dog maintain its healthy weight.

  1. ShihTzu said on February 8, 2017 9:53 pm:

    Why Obesity in Dogs is dangerous for them? Know if it is preventable or not?

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