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Blood pressure drops in dieting dogs

December 29th, 2011

For years, Dr. Tony Carr has suspected that obese dogs have higher blood pressure than dogs with normal weights. It’s a logical theory since hypertension is a prevalent concern for most overweight humans, but still, no one had ever proven that link in spontaneously obese dogs. Based on findings from a canine weight loss study, Carr’s hunch appears to be …

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Fat cats and portly pups

Q. How prevalent is obesity in pets? There are tremendous variations among the few research studies that focus on pet obesity. One study estimates that about 40 per cent of dogs and 25 per cent of cats are overweight. Other studies report more conservative numbers. Pet obesity is a global problem that varies from area to area. Demographics, climate and …

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