Ending Pet Obesity Hill’s Annual End Pet Obesity Campaign Offers Free Tools and Resources for Pet Parents to Help Pets Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
New York, NY | March 01, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/c2ScvhOzt_s
There’s a weight problem in America and it isn’t just affecting humans.
Would it surprise you to know that more than half of dogs and 60 percent of cats are classified as clinically overweight, but 90 percent of pet parents with an overweight pet don’t realize it.
With these stats in mind, it is important for pet parents to make health and wellness a top priority. We know that eating properly and maintaining a healthy weight is key to our overall well-being. Well, the same holds true for our beloved pets.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a global leader in science-led nutrition, is on a mission to help end pet obesity and is teaming with Dr. Vernard Hodges and Dr. Terrence Ferguson, stars of Nat Geo show: Critter Fixers: Country Vets, for its annual End Pet Obesity campaign, which was created to help pet parents understand obesity and understand the actions needed to best maintain their pet’s health by providing education, free tools and resources.
Dr. Hodges and Dr. Ferguson, stars of stars of Critter Fixers: Country Vets conducted a nationwide media tour earlier this year to discuss the End Pet Obesity campaign.
Topics that Dr. Hodges and Dr. Ferguson discussed included:
- Concerning trends they are seeing in pet health
- What obesity can mean for a pet
- Ways a pet parent can best assess if their pet is overweight
- Tips for weight loss and maintenance
For more information, visit endpetobesity.com