Veterinarians Told Which Pets are Prone to Obesity
OREANDA-NEWS A frequent cause of overfeeding is the food from the table, which pets beg for from their owners.
Pedigree cats and dogs are most prone to obesity among domestic animals. It is reported by the agency "Moscow" with reference to the press service of the metropolitan committee of veterinary medicine.
Among dogs, pugs, labradors, dalmatians, dachshunds, lapdogs and basset hounds gain weight most quickly, but among cats there are Persian, British cats, sphinxes and Cornish rexes. Obesity can be found in guinea pigs, lizards and rabbits.
Veterinarians emphasize that such animals need to be taught to the diet and not give them sweet and flour. Among the common causes of overfeeding, doctors call food from the table, which pets beg for from their owners.