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Thursday, March 25th, 6:00—7:00pm

Weight Management: Overcoming Obstacles in the Battle Against Obesity

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Weight Management: Overcoming Obstacles in the Battle Against Obesity

Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best ways to help your pet live a long and happy life. Yet a staggering 56% of dogs and 60% of cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese.* Please join us on Thursday, March 25th at 6PM EDT as Dr. Joseph Wakshlag​, Professor of Clinical Nutrition at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses strategies for helping your pet lose weight while dealing with challenges you might face along the way.

*Source: Association for Pet Obesity Prevention

This is an online-only event hosted via Zoom (https://zoom.us/). A link to the meeting with instructions will be emailed to all registered participants the day of the event. Please email UsdanInstitute@amcny.org with any questions.



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Dr. Joseph Wakshlag
Professor, Sections of Clinical Nutrition and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Wakshlag joined the faculty at Cornell in 2006. More recently, Dr. Wakshlag became a charter member of the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. His research interests include obesity management and nutritional intervention for the canine athlete.