The signs of an imbalanced or poor diet can manifest itself in a number of ways. It’s as well to remember that an animal that is under or overweigh is either getting to much or not enough nutrients thus the diet is not balanced.
A good balanced diet actually starts before the puppy or kitten has even been born. Poor diet fed to a pregnant mother can for example compromise the skeletal development of the youngsters potentially leading to orthopaedic issues later in life.
An imbalance of nutrients can cause the heart condition called myocarditis if the diet is deficient in certain mineral and/ or vitamin deficiencies
Obesity especially in older dogs whose exercise regime decreases, can lead onto problems such as:
Malnutrition can lead to:
Some behavioural problems can also be attributed to a poor or imbalanced diet:
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