According to a British study, obesity in animals has increased by 45% in dogs and 40% in cats over the past five years.
Multiple causes: a treat given too often, a sedentary lifestyle or poor diet may tend toward obesity.
Yes, weight problems also exist in animals! Dogs are most affected, with an increase of 45%, then cats (40%), rabbits, and hamsters, and birds (15%).
Most often, it is the fault of owners who do not comply with veterinary advice and give their animal products intended for humans.
The consequences can be severe and multiple such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes.