Posts and tweets about nutrition and obesity

Posts and tweets about nutrition and obesity

Use your social media network to educate clients and raise awareness about nutrition and obesity with these tweets and posts.
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Feb 01, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

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DYK? If your dog is just 5 lbs overweight, it’s at risk for serious medical conditions. #pethealth #pets #petcare

DYK? If your dog is just five pounds over its ideal weight, it’s at risk for developing some serious medical conditions. Do you have a chubby puppy we can help?


If your #pet is overweight, it’s not a question of IF it’ll develop a related illness, but rather how many, how soon. #pethealth #petcare

Fatty fact of the day: If your pup is overweight, it’s not a question of IF it will develop a related illness, but rather how many and how soon. Who wants to start a doggie exercise program?


Fact: Too many #pets start a diet and fail because overeating and lack of activity weren’t the problem—a disease was. #pethealth #petcare

Fatty fact of the day: Too many dogs start a diet and fail because overeating and lack of activity weren’t the problem—a disease is to blame. When was the last time we saw your pudgy pooch?


#Pet diet failing? A medical condition like hypothyroidism or Cushing’s disease may be causing your dog’s excess weight. #pethealth #petcare

Is your pet on a diet but still packing on the pounds? A medical condition (hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism, Cushing’s disease) may be causing your dog’s excess weight. Bring him/her in and we will get to the bottom of it!


Quick tip: Warm up dry food, add ketchup or salmon juice to make it more appetizing for your dieting dog. #pets #pethealth #petcare

Is Scruffy snubbing the dry food she needs on a diet? Warm it up and try adding ketchup or oregano, or even adding a splash of an omega-3 fatty acid supplement or salmon juice on top of the food. Would this appeal to your pet?


DYK? If your cat is just 2 lbs overweight, it’s at risk for developing some serious medical conditions. #pets #pethealth #petcare

DYK? If your cat is just 2 pounds over its ideal weight, it’s at risk for developing some serious medical conditions. Who has a chubby kitty we can help today?


Quick tip: Finicky felines often prefer wet food over dry, so canned diet foods may work better for your cat. #pets #pethealth #petcare

Remember, finicky felines often prefer wet food over dry. If your cat isn’t eating dry foods, canned diet foods may work better. How’s your kitty’s diet going?


DYK? 45 percent of all U.S. #pets are overweight or obese—it’s never too late to help your pet get in better shape! #pethealth #petcare

DYK? A whopping 45 percent of all U.S. pets are overweight or obese. While the best treatment is prevention, it’s never too late to help your pet stay in better shape. Who loves their chubby puppy or kitty enough to visit our clinic and get help?


If you can’t feel your #pet’s ribs, your pet is definitely obese. So can you feel ’em? Let us know—we can help! #pethealth #petcare

If you can’t feel your pet’s ribs, your cat or dog is definitely obese. Let us confirm and rule out other diseases that look like obesity such as heart, kidney, or glandular disease.


Quick quiz: How many calories does a 20-pound dog need? 275 calories, 1,200 calories, or 500 calories? #pets #pethealth #petcare

Quick quiz: How many calories does a 20-pound dog need? A) 275 calories, B) 1,200 calories, or C) 500 calories (Have a 20-pound dog and don’t know the answer? Schedule an appointment and we can talk about it.)


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