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CANINE OBESITY

  A preventable killer

  Http://www.delayekennel.com
Overview
40% of dogs in the USA are overweight or obese
Pfizer animal health found through a study, that Veterinarian’s
consider 47% of their patients are overweight or obese but only 17%
of their owners think the same
Sources report 17,000,000 overweight or obese dogs in the USA .
 Obesity contributes to many preventable illnesses and deaths in
dogs
Pictured is a Standard Dachshund recently in the news. Maximum
weight for a male Doxie is 32 lbs. He weighs 70
Breeds prone to obesity
  Any dog can become overweight or obese. However certain breeds are more likely. Some breeds
  are picky eaters, others will eat until they burst.
  Common breeds most likely to become obese are:
Dalmatians
Labrador Retrievers
Golden Retrievers
Boxers
Cocker Spaniels
Dachshunds
German Shepherds
Beagles
Basset Hounds
Scottish Terriers
Yorkshire Terriers
Shih Tzu
English Bulldog
French Bulldog
Chihuahua
Mixes of any of the above breeds
Causes of Obesity
Spaying or neutering
Feeding habits
Slow metabolism usually after 5years. A
real problem if your dog is obese by 2 yr.
Lack of exercise
Hormonal disorders
Breed of dog
Medications especially steroids
Health Problems
Osteoarthritis
Cardiac disease
Respiratory conditions
Heat stroke
Inability to exercise
Skin problems
Immune system compromised
 Cruciate or intervertebral disk rupture
Surgical risk
Diabetes
Signs of obesity
Feel your dog’s ribs. If there is so much fat you
cannot easily feel all of the ribs he is obese
Look from above. Does he have a waist? You
should be able to see a visible narrowing just
past the 13th or last rib .
Pendulous belly fat. A dog should not have a
beer belly.
Have your Veterinarian check your dog over. He
can tell you if he should go on a diet. Don’t be
the 83% of pet owners who refuse to
acknowledge their dog is fat . Listen to your
Veteranarian and keep your pet healthy.
Tips to keep them fit
Feed a top quality dog food. Feed your adult dog the least amount
recommended for your dog’s ideal weight. Some dogs do need the higher
amount due to metabolism but start out with the lower. Until a dog is full
grown (up to one and two years for large and giant breeds 7 months small
dogs do not feed to maintain the adult weight. Puppies need maximum
nutrition and extra food to grow properly )
Do not free feed an adult dog . Feed twice a day.
Exercise him daily. Depending on the breed and age the exercise, can be
walks, jogging, swimming, or chasing a ball .
For treats use veggies and fruits. Carrots ,string beans ,apple, melon,
banana, and other non-starchy vegetables make great lo cal treats. Also
plain popcorn.
Have a full pysical to make sure your dog dose not have health problem
making him obese.
Your Veterinarian can recommend the best diet for your dog if he is
overweight or obese

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Canine obesity

  • 1. CANINE OBESITY A preventable killer Http://www.delayekennel.com
  • 2. Overview 40% of dogs in the USA are overweight or obese Pfizer animal health found through a study, that Veterinarian’s consider 47% of their patients are overweight or obese but only 17% of their owners think the same Sources report 17,000,000 overweight or obese dogs in the USA . Obesity contributes to many preventable illnesses and deaths in dogs Pictured is a Standard Dachshund recently in the news. Maximum weight for a male Doxie is 32 lbs. He weighs 70
  • 3. Breeds prone to obesity Any dog can become overweight or obese. However certain breeds are more likely. Some breeds are picky eaters, others will eat until they burst. Common breeds most likely to become obese are: Dalmatians Labrador Retrievers Golden Retrievers Boxers Cocker Spaniels Dachshunds German Shepherds Beagles Basset Hounds Scottish Terriers Yorkshire Terriers Shih Tzu English Bulldog French Bulldog Chihuahua Mixes of any of the above breeds
  • 4. Causes of Obesity Spaying or neutering Feeding habits Slow metabolism usually after 5years. A real problem if your dog is obese by 2 yr. Lack of exercise Hormonal disorders Breed of dog Medications especially steroids
  • 5. Health Problems Osteoarthritis Cardiac disease Respiratory conditions Heat stroke Inability to exercise Skin problems Immune system compromised Cruciate or intervertebral disk rupture Surgical risk Diabetes
  • 6. Signs of obesity Feel your dog’s ribs. If there is so much fat you cannot easily feel all of the ribs he is obese Look from above. Does he have a waist? You should be able to see a visible narrowing just past the 13th or last rib . Pendulous belly fat. A dog should not have a beer belly. Have your Veterinarian check your dog over. He can tell you if he should go on a diet. Don’t be the 83% of pet owners who refuse to acknowledge their dog is fat . Listen to your Veteranarian and keep your pet healthy.
  • 7. Tips to keep them fit Feed a top quality dog food. Feed your adult dog the least amount recommended for your dog’s ideal weight. Some dogs do need the higher amount due to metabolism but start out with the lower. Until a dog is full grown (up to one and two years for large and giant breeds 7 months small dogs do not feed to maintain the adult weight. Puppies need maximum nutrition and extra food to grow properly ) Do not free feed an adult dog . Feed twice a day. Exercise him daily. Depending on the breed and age the exercise, can be walks, jogging, swimming, or chasing a ball . For treats use veggies and fruits. Carrots ,string beans ,apple, melon, banana, and other non-starchy vegetables make great lo cal treats. Also plain popcorn. Have a full pysical to make sure your dog dose not have health problem making him obese. Your Veterinarian can recommend the best diet for your dog if he is overweight or obese