Hyperlipidemia in Dogs & Cats – Why Worry about Cholesterol & Triglycerides?
Blood fats are called lipids, and they circulate throughout the body. They play a wide variety of roles in normal organ function and metabolism. Elevated blood lipids – called hyperlipidemia – in humans are major causes of cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis, insulin resistance, and hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver syndrome). Do pet parents need to be … [Read more…]