Banfield Pet Hospital lately analyzed its digital veterinary well being data and launched a report that exposed an increase in pet weight problems over the past decade, with a 114% enhance in cats recognized as chubby or overweight. Dog weight problems additionally rose 108% throughout the identical timeframe.
Banfield additionally surveyed 1,000 homeowners of chubby or overweight pets and found:
93% stated they confronted hurdles in sustaining a wholesome weight for his or her pet
76% couldn’t determine at the least one threat of pet weight problems
61% didn’t notice weight problems carries an elevated threat of most cancers
41% delayed a go to to the vet to keep away from speaking about their pet’s weight