Warning: I am not a veterinarian. All advice I give should be taken with a grain of salt, as with a lot of advice you may read online. I just like to help animals, through helping their pet parents, with the 19 years of experience I have gained by working in veterinary medicine.
Ultimately, you should consult your veterinarian before trying anything yourself at home.
Over the years I have seen many dogs suffer from being overweight. Heck, even my dogs have had to be put on a diet after I was told by a family member that they were looking a little on the hefty side!
It makes me sad when I see a dog walk through the door at my work who can hardly carry his weight on his arthritic legs that’s only exacerbated by his excessive weight….
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