Dogs love human snacks and foods, but most is not good for them. However, there are certain foods which have many benefits for our furry children which can provide variety to their diet and give a nutritional boost as well. It should however be remembered, that moderation is key and should not exceed more than 25% of the dog’s weekly calorie requirement.
But not only South Africans are guilty of overfeeding their pets, WHO maintains that it is a global problem.
Overweight pets have shorter lifespans and could suffer from cancer, skin and urinary problems, arthritis and diabetes. Apart from sleeping more than usual, these pets could also end up having difficulty breathing and walking.