Unexpected Weight Changes

Our clinic offers a free weight check for all pets - simply swing by the clinic during our opening hours, and pop your dog on our scales! For cats, it will be preferable that you phone ahead to let us know that you are coming by - this is to ensure that we minimise the waiting times in order for us to weigh your cat on our consult rooms' weighing scales.

Any unexpected weight changes, be it a loss or gain, should be of concern. Find out more about unexpected weight changes by clicking on the images below.

 

Causes of Weight Loss

 

  

Causes of Weight Gain

 

How Weight Changes may be Investigated

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