17-37 Segment 2: Pet Obesity

 

Just as people face an obesity crisis in the US, so do our pets, who have many of the same health consequences as overweight humans. Experts discuss why pet obesity is a problem and ways pet owners can keep their furry friends healthy.

Guest:

  • Dr. Ernie Ward, Veterinarian and founder, Association for Pet Obesity Prevention
  • Dr. Deborah Linder, Research Assistant Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University

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Pet Obesity

Just as people face an obesity crisis in the US, so do our pets, who have many of the same health consequences as overweight humans. Experts discuss why pet obesity is a problem and ways pet owners can keep their furry friends healthy.

15-36 Segment 2: Pet Obesity

 

Synopsis: Just as people face an obesity crisis in the US, so do our pets, who have many of the same health consequences as overweight humans. Experts discuss why pet obesity is a problem and ways pet owners can keep their furry friends healthy.

Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Ernie Ward, Veterinarian and founder, Association for Pet Obesity Prevention; Dr. Deborah Linder, Research Assistant Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University

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