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Does Spay/Neuter Increase Obesity Risk in Pets?

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Roger Welton DVM

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Dr. Roger discusses the commonly held pet owner notion that spayed and neutered dogs and cats have a higher likelihood of becoming obese. Is this observation correct, or do the actual statistics differ? If true, what may be the reasons for the tendency to be obese? Dr. Roger sifts through fact and fiction to give pet owners the straight answer on this topic.

Plus, Dr. Roger also addresses 2 listener e-mail comments. All listeners are encouraged to submit their own questions/comments to be addressed on the air by e-mailing them to comments@web-dvm.net