Pets must deal with weighty issues too

The obesity epidemic is not just a human problem but a pet problem, too. Yes, some cats and dogs are just naturally bigger and not fat. But, as with humans, if the animal follows a poor diet and doesn’t exercise regularly, it can be expected to gain weight.

Today I am talking with Darlene Geekie, a registered veterinary technician with the Veterinary Angels and the Little Angels project in Agoura Hills, about keeping pets at a healthy weight.

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