Tips for Helping an Overweight Labrador

Have your vet do an exam to rule out underlying issues. Get specific diet advice.

 Vet Exam First

Follow your vet's recommended portion sizes and meal schedule. 

Measure Food   

Pick a veterinary diet for weight management.

Choose a Weight Loss Food  

Take daily walks, swim, play fetch - increase activity levels.


Use puzzles and toys to engage your lab and provide mental exercise. 

 Stimulate the Mind  

Substitute treats with play time rewards to avoid excess calories.

Reward with Play  

Avoid feeding table scraps or people food. 

 No Human Food  

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