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Against canine obesity drug was approved

January 10 2007
08:47

Veterinary drug to combat obesity dog certified in the U.S.. According to the Veterinary Service of the country, about four million dogs in the U.S., or 5 percent of the total number of dogs suffer from this disease and are potential consumers of supplements for "dog waist.

In total, 30 per cent of pupils Americans considered the thickest nation in the world are overweight and can cross the dangerous line, leading to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis.

Veterinarians complain that pets inevitably adopt habits of their hosts, leading a sedentary lifestyle and do not know the steps in the food.

But drug manufacturers are optimistic. "We can not force people to give up Big Macs, but dogs can," - said the veterinarian who conducted clinical trials on 500 dogs. According to him, even without changes in diet and regime, they have lost about 3 percent of weight in a month, reports AP.

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