Though none of us really like to get routinely weighed, bringing your pet in for at least yearly exams and current weights is very important! There are many diseases we can diagnose early simply by sudden weight loss or weight gain. Also maintaining a healthy body weight is just as important for our pets as it is for us! A 1 lb gain to a small breed dog could be equal to us gaining 10 to 20 lbs! Another advantage to routinely weighing your furry friend is they become familiar with the vet clinic and staff as a safe and fun place as they get lots of love and some treats without any uncomfortable restraint or vaccinations!