Kids’ Corner Archive – May

How FIT is your pet?

What are the Signs of an Overweight Cat? What are the Signs of an Overweight Dog?
1. Is it difficult to feel her ribs or spine? 1. Is it difficult to feel his ribs or spine?
2. Is it difficult to see your cat’s waist? 2. Is it difficult to see your dog’s waist?
3. Is her abdomen sagging? 3. Is his abdomen sagging?
4. Does her face look more round with larger cheeks? 4. Does his face look more round with larger cheeks?
Does Your Cat… Does Your Dog…
- Often appear tired and lazy? - Often appear tired and lazy?
- Hesitate when jumping onto furniture? - Lag behind on walks?
- Have difficulty grooming properly? - Pant constantly?
- Have matted hair on the back or tail area? - Need help getting in the car?
- Resist playing games? - Resist playing games?
- Bark without getting up?

 

SHAPE UP FOR BETTER HEALTH: PLAY MORE WITH YOUR PETS!

5 Tips for a Tip Top Shape Pet

#1. PLAY with your pets! That’s an easy one.
#2. MEASURE your pet’s food. Use a measuring cup and give your pet just the right amount of
food for the size and breed of your pet.
#3. WALK your dog outside; WALKalong with your cat indoors. Have a pet, other than a cat or dog? Ask your
veterinarian about the type of exercise your pet may need!
#4. TREAT your pet ONLY with low calorie healthy treats. Ask your mom or dad to tell you what healthy treats you have for your pets.
#5. LOVE your pets with lots of petting, hugs, kind words and a safe home. A pet that is LOVED will be happy to be with you!

 

Here are some additional activities and information about keeping your pet fit!

Exercise Your Pet Weight Management Maze
Pet Feeding Cat Pet Feeding Dog
Pet Feeding Fish Healthy Treats
Grammar Road Maze Pet Sitting Form


The Morning Walk-
http://petgames.my-pet-care.com/dog-games/morning-walk.html