The cold winter months can do a number on anyone's workout routine, and the same can be said for pets -- but when animals pack on a couple of pounds, it can become a real problem.
Fox 9's Kelcey Carlson sat down with Dr. Isis Sanchez, of Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, and her four-legged friend, Poncho, to learn more about how to tell if your pet is obese and what can be done.
Watch the video for the full interview.
CONSEQUENCES OF PET OBESITY
- Joint pain- Heart, respiratory or kidney disease- Diabetes
ALTERNATIVES TO HIGH-CALORIE REWARDS
- Raw veggies, fruit- Air-popped, unseasoned popcorn- Reduced calorie treats- Pieces of kibble
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