Dog Weight Management

It can be difficult to decide how much or little to feed your pup, and for some breeds, abnormal weight gain or weight loss may be harder to spot. Keep an eye on your dog's health with our help.

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What To Do if Your Puppy Isn't Eating Enough
Discover why your puppy is ignoring the food bowl, and get expert tricks for stoking a puppy's appetite.
How Many Calories Should My Dog Eat?
Experts weigh in on how to calculate your dogs caloric needs per day to make sure you're feeding your pet the right amount.
4 Tips to Help an Underweight Dog Gain Weight
If you notice your dog isn't eating as much anymore or he's getting too thin, this veterinary nutritionist has some advice for helping your pup get healthy again.
How to Help a Dog Lose Weight
Shedding excess pounds isn't as easy as shedding hair. Learn how to spot the signs your dog needs to lose weight and how you can help.
Pet Obesity Is on the Rise-And Not Just Because of the Pandemic-According to New Study
New numbers from Banfield Pet Hospital show that its veterinarians have seen a massive increase in pets diagnosed as overweight or obese. And it wasn't just the pandemic to blame.

More Dog Weight Management

How to Determine Your Dog's Healthy Weight and Body Condition
The number on the scale might not be the best indicator of your dog's healthy size.
Obesity in Dogs: Why a Paunch is Bad for Your Pooch
Bigger isn’t always better—especially when it comes to your dog’s weight.