This topic is so important. From the article Obesity in PETS A GROWING PROBLEM:
“There’s a spectrum at play in the sustenance game, and as with any spectrum, there are extremes at the ends with balance in the middle. No nourishment and too much nourishment will get a creature to the same place — discomfort, ill health, deterioration and ultimately, death.
Obesity, that state when a body’s fat content exceeds what it can healthily manage, is a leading health concern for the modern era as human society continues to improve its access to food.
Graciously, humans are sharing their easy livin’ with pets, and yes, as a result, they are becoming obese right alongside us.”
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