Spay and neuter procedures carry extensive benefits for pets. But they also come with new challenges for our pets.
Spaying and neutering are top risk factors for weight gain in dogs and cats.1 These patients have a higher risk of weight gain for two simple reasons:
It’s a recipe for weight gain over time. Let’s take a look at how those changes can affect your spayed and neutered patients.
Changes to metabolism and appetite can begin as early as three days post procedure, placing our pets at increased risk.
When reducing calories, it matters how we do it, and the traditional approaches for spayed and neutered pets are problematic. It's time for nutrition to be tailored to the needs of the nearly 90% of US pets that are spayed or neutered8.
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