Study: American Pets More Obese Than Ever Before
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by alexadmin
3y ago
Use of smart phone connected wearables, like a PetPace health monitoring smart collar, can help pets shed extra pounds BURLINGTON, Mass. – Results of a new study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) released last month reveal a record number of U.S. pets are now classified as overweight or obese, with nearly 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats being classified that way. The findings indicate roughly 41.9 million dogs and 50.5 million cats in the U.S. are too heavy. The study began in Oct. 2016 and included the assessment of 1,224 dogs and 682 cats by 187 veterinary clinic ..read more
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Over half of U.S. pets overweight, smart collar can help
Petpace Blog » Cats
by alexadmin
3y ago
According to a recent study, over half of all dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight, and PetPace wants pet owners to know their options this Pet Obesity Awareness Day BURLINGTON, Mass. – Wednesday is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day and experts from PetPace, an innovative health monitoring smart collar for dogs and cats, especially those that are sick, aging or obese, want pet owners to take action. Since 2007, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention has measured obesity of pets and last year found that more than 58 percent of cats and nearly 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. were overwei ..read more
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Heat wave coming: Smart collar for dogs, cats promotes summer safety
Petpace Blog » Cats
by alexadmin
3y ago
CHICAGO – Experts from PetPace, the leading manufacturer of health monitoring smart collars for cats and dogs, are warning pet owners of the dangers that rising summer temperatures can have on their beloved pet and how the PetPace smart collar can help. According to Dr. Asaf Dagan, the chief veterinarian of PetPace, people should understand the unique physical limitations of their pets. Leaving pets outside for long periods of time, engaging them in strenuous physical activity or leaving pets alone in a car can all be severely detrimental during hot days. smart collars  ..read more
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PetPace Featured on FabLab's Favorite Pet Gadgets
Petpace Blog » Cats
by alexadmin
3y ago
Check out PetPace's feature on FabLab's favorite pet gadgets this week! (Photo credit FabLabTV) The post PetPace Featured on FabLab's Favorite Pet Gadgets appeared first on Petpace Blog ..read more
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8 WAYS TO HELP SENIOR CATS DEAL WITH ARTHRITIS PAIN
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by alexadmin
4y ago
It’s well-known that dogs tend to suffer from arthritis as they get on in years, but cats generally refuse to show weakness, and older cats with joint pain are no exception. This means that arthritic kitties may not immediately get the attention they need. Once you realize that your older cat needs some pain relief, however, there are several ways you can help.Cats with arthritic joints may find it difficult to climb or jump, so make sure that there are sleeping places, food bowls, water and a litter box at ground level. Providing ramps can also help stiff felines access th ..read more
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