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Pet Obesity

Leading Veterinarian in Toronto

Jane Animal Hospital in Toronto is one of the top veterinarians in the area. We offer treatment for a wide variety of different veterinary conditions, including pet obesity. Many dogs and cats suffer from obesity, which can cause numerous serious health conditions, like diabetes. Our veterinary staff is experienced in the treatment of pet obesity in dogs and cats. Read on to learn more about the causes of pet obesity and how we can treat this serious condition in your pet.

Overweight cat playing in his house.

Causes of Pet Obesity

The causes of pet obesity are often similar to the causes of obesity in humans. We often see obese pets who have gained a great deal of weight due to their owners feeding them too many table scraps. Even pets who don't get too table scraps may become obese if they are allowed to eat too much. Dogs and cats may simply eat everything put in front of them, so owners have to dole out their food in moderation. Pets may also gain weight due to a lack of exercise. A few pets may also have health conditions that cause them to gain weight.

Treating Pet Obesity

Treating obesity in pets is usually pretty simple, especially for our experienced staff. First, we will examine your pet to make sure they do not have a serious health condition that is causing their obesity. We will then specify a healthy brand of pet food for your dog or cat. Next, we will help you come up with an exercise plan to ensure that your pet burns off the excess weight. It will take time for your pet to lose weight, but following the treatment plan that we create will be effective. 

Make an Appointment with a Top Veterinarian

At Jane Animal Hospital in Toronto, we have top-notch veterinary staff that can treat pet obesity and many other veterinary conditions. We pride ourselves on treating all of our furry patients and their owners with the utmost respect. If you would like to know more about our treatment methods for pet obesity, give us a call at (416) 762-5558 or contact us through our website. One of our expert associates will be happy to answer any questions you may have and even to help you make an appointment for a time that works for your busy schedule. Contact us today for an appointment.  

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