- Fat Fido? Corpulent kitty? Don't blame ads. Cappo, Joe // Crain's Chicago Business;9/22/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p6
Not only are Americans grossly overweight, we have now learned that our pets are also on the pudgy side. A report from the National Research Council contends that 25% of our cats and dogs are overweight. The reason for this, apparently, is because we so love the furry creatures that we coddle...
- Fight the fat. Swift, W. Bradford // Animals;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 130 Issue 5, p16
Points out the risks of obesity on pets. Correlation between obesity and overweight problems in humans and their pets; Causes of obesity; Weight-loss program for obese pets.
- Fat camps offered for your pudgy pets. MANNING, SUE // Farm & Dairy;7/17/2014, Vol. 100 Issue 43, pB1
The article reports on the growing problem of obesity among pets.
- Is Your Pet Too Plump? Bokhari, Diana Saakian // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Jan2003, Issue 243, p130
Presents tips for maintaining health of obese domestic pets. Switching to protein-based diet; Increase activity level; Suggested food supplements.
- Is your pet too pudgy? McIntosh, Claire R. // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov97, Issue 23, p26
Suggests ways on how to know if your pet is overweight. Health problems of overweight pets; Estimated number of overweight pets.
- HELP FOR YOUR OVERWEIGHT PET. Palika, Liz // Saturday Evening Post;May/Jun97, Vol. 269 Issue 3, p24
Focuses on the problem of obesity among pets in the United States. Definition of obesity; Causes; Treatment.
- US' super-sized pets. // Veterinary Ireland Journal;May2013, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p222
The article reports on a study which reveals that more than 50% of dogs and cats in the U.S. are obese.
- Obesity in pets: A veterinarian's view on exercising with pets. // Firstline;Sep2015 Supplement DVM 360.com, p2
The article discusses obesity in pets and mentions the view of veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward on enlisting pets as co-workout buddies.
- An estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese. // Firstline;Feb2015, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p24
The article offers step by step instructions in helping pet owners to protect their animals from being obese.