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Thanks Allison and with a growing obesity problem isn't just affecting our children it's -- so.
Affecting our pets according to the association for pet obesity and there is one.
Prevention preventing a staggering 53%.
Of adult dogs were classified as overweight.
It's how we prevent our animals from packing on the pounds stuck Jeff were version -- -- -- since he's a senior veterinary editor for pet health network dot com -- thanks -- for joining us.
That morning thank you so much now I like many people have had very overweight dogs seems got -- charming and fun.
The dogs don't like it's not good for the oh it's terrible and you think about joint problems local motor cardiac disease increased incidence of cancer skin problems.
There are so many problems assists for the BC and it's a huge problem.
-- can reduce your -- life -- if you want to -- they say two and a half years that's half of its its amazing.
And when you think about a couple of facts first of all five pounds -- Italy a Beagle medium sized dog yeah.
Five pounds on Beagle is like 25 pounds at an average adult woman.
Four pounds on a cat is like 45 pounds.
It's shocking it's yours that you brought some heavy -- -- we did we're gonna show we're gonna okay we'll tell you what it is demonstration with a threat to our staff find out by the dogs happy how we -- OK -- Finally got -- you know these are really cute dogs underdog though tonight they are so it -- you what -- you -- everybody I think.
You can take a -- -- -- -- although our first of all of you wanna be able to.
Two -- if you started ever -- feel the ribs are if you -- you that you can talk about pinch hitting -- yes you cannot feel the written to this this isn't it a sausage exactly what you look down at them.
From from the top you want to be able to see it a waste.
And cannot be out like this we'll take a coffee table yeah like a dog with a waist and also from the bottom from the side here you wanna see them kind of kind of go up -- -- -- we have what we brought two here we have two cavalier king Charles Stan yes one great is in great shape.
Okay that's all of -- and -- over here.
But they could lose -- -- -- solid dog often volatile dog I like violence -- never quite tell me what do you do you've got back dog little dog once you recognize or overweight first serum yeah all right make sure that pets are healthy.
Did you ever likes to blame it on on -- -- fictional problem on a metabolic problem down it's simple there.
Eating too much exercising your freedom from the table and -- from everywhere they're getting -- having some volatile like it treat -- to be hundred calories right that's way too much.
So we have to start increasing.
Exercise time we have to decrease calories.
And I understand this three quarters of our over 50% of obese dogs and cats in this country belong to owners put himself to lose if you get out.
-- -- -- But it is so obviously it's it's a lifestyle and it's happening on on the -- side so when you get out there and spend more time with their pets.
Not only keep them healthy but it's good for you to expedite bonding -- you know you mentioned your boxing bet -- you.
My student that if we want -- bond with our pets right yeah it's a great way to do it is getting -- exercise it basically.
You're saying take control of your -- -- don't let him become fat.
And get into weight loss -- with your -- 70% of obese puppies and kittens grew up to be obese dogs and cats here so I look here's a little device this is great this is a -- makes it makes.
Feeding into a game.
So this -- here and they have to play with this ball -- rat and then the move -- -- -- that -- -- -- -- I see in that great job.
I literally I literally what -- -- for the rest of the show so -- because there's so much information got a tough talk network dot com pent up network is all this information be right iPods it's fantastic.
Thank you so -- Tucker good seeing that you got thank you are right.
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