Obesity is a fat hyperactive nutritional disease that can dog cats. At present, the incidence of this pet condition is increasing, if it is not controlled as soon as possible, it is very likely that a few killers threaten by pet health.
According to international standards, dogs and cats typically exceed 10 %% to 15% to 15% to be obese. It is expressed as the thickening of the subcutaneous fat, especially on both sides of the belly and the body, the body is full of round, walking swings, slow response, and unwilling activities.
Due to the difference in variety, age, gender and nutrition and management conditions, whether the owner is overweight, the owner is often not easy to identify, so in order to discover the condition in time, experts summarize some simple and intuitive methods: such as you You can use your hand touch the ribs of the dog, if there is no distinct layer, or you can’t touch it, you can obese obesity;
you can also stand behind the dog, your thumb Press on its back spine, other The finger is placed on the ribs, sliding before and after the hands, if the fat layer is touched in the edge of the rib, there is a significant fat accumulation in the groove, indicating that your pet has suffered obesity.
Obesity can cause many harm to pets. Such as inexhaustible or loss, non-heat, easy fatigue, flexibility, slow or greed, easy to lose affinity and owner; obese dog cats are very susceptible to heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, spine disc herniation, fracture And the respiratory system, urinary train, and endocrine.
There is a variety of pathogenesis of pet obesity, but generally not more than a few aspects:
1, obesity and variety, age and gender. In general, more than 10 years of dogs and older cat obesity have around 60 %%, and the female cat is more public than male cats; dogs in dogs, Big, Dak, Daxie, Labra Dutrifiers and shorthairs, etc. are all easy to obese varieties.
2, genetic factors. Parents’ fat dog cats, their children are often easy to obese.
3, male cats to potential, female cats, ovaries and certain diseases such as diabetes, thyroid, hypertrophy, hypophysical, hypothalamic injury, etc., can also cause dog cats and lethargy, leading to weight gradually Increase and get fat.
4, the lifestyle caused, this is also the main reason for the pet obesity. For example, in an appetite, the pet is too fond of food, given a high heat, such as cream cakes and too fine food, and no temperate in time and food; there is very few daily activities, not developing a good traveler, funny cat Habits, make your pets grow in greedy, licking and cold.
Prevention and treatment of pet obesity, to take comprehensive measures to meet the dual purpose of weight loss and health. First, we must strengthen feeding management and correct unreasonable lifestyle. To change the recipe in terms of appetite, feed more low-fat high fibers.
At the same time, it should be quantified to feed. With many small amounts of methods, divide a day of food into 3-4 times, usually no longer feed other snacks; for over-obese dog cats, to reduce the amount of food, the dog is only 60% of normal food, cat Only 65% of normal food usage is fed. Second, to increase the amount of exercise, accelerate heat consumption, and reduce fat synthesis.
In addition, it is necessary to strengthen the prevention and treatment of endocrine system disease that may cause pet obesity. In particular, the thyroid can be reduced, the adrenal cortex is hyperthyroidism, diabetes, pancreatitis and other diseases.
Many people like fat pets and feel that fat cat fat dog looks very cute. For example, when we see some big fat cats, I can’t help but praise: Wow! So cute! But for pets, obesity is really not a good thing, on the fat dog cat, we can find that many diseases include:
1. Diabetes: Pets are easily caused by unesthesis disorders, so a few of the diabetes of cat dogs is congenital, mostly due to obesity.
2. Heart disease: obesity is easy to cause the heart burden overweight, causing some cardiopulmonary function, forming problems on the respiratory system, frequent cough in the morning and evening, and severely pulmonary edema.
3. Due to too much weight, it may cause the lesion of bone joint: let the cat dog have difficulty in action, lack of vitality.
In addition, the cat’s excessive obesity will cause its life. Even after some young cat dog obesity, there is no obvious symptom, but after an average of 6 years old, the problem will gradually appear. Like diabetes, heart disease, joint lesions, etc., it will be constantly torture your loved dog, terrible!