“I bought these because my vet told me my dog needs to lose a few pounds (as do I). He really likes them and it’s been about 3 weeks and I think it’s working because he is down 4 lbs.”
Your fuzzy best friend steps on the scale and your vet gets that look on their face. Eyebrows. Head tilt. Half a frown.
Your heart sinks a little, because you know what they’re about to say. Your dog is fluffier than they should be, and we’re not talking about their fur.
It happens so easily. You barely notice that they’re putting on extra weight: you see them every day and it’s a gradual change.
The vet takes a deep breath and starts to recite a scary list of what could happen if you don’t find a way to help your pet slim down.
What seems like a small amount of extra weight can be a big problem for a dog.
Heart disease. Joint pain. Diabetes. Worst of all, a shortened lifespan.
It’s an awful feeling. We all want the best for our pets. The guilt and worry that comes with realizing that they’ve gotten overweight on our watch is the worst.
Dogs are experts at the begging game (the phrase “sad puppy eyes” came from somewhere) and it’s hard to say no. Life is busy and complicated, and more often than not, those long walks on the beach have to wait for the weekend.
Slim Paws is an all natural once-a-day chew that can help. Designed by nutrition and food scientists, rigorously tested, and veterinarian approved, it works by slowing the conversion of food into fat, boosting your dog’s metabolism, and promoting the growth of lean muscle mass.
You can help your dog lose weight safely, naturally, and without drastic diet changes
The Science Behind Slim Paws
Slim Paws works due to a proprietary “fat fighter blend®” of nutrients, based on research by leading nutrition experts (you’ll get to meet them in a minute.) The active ingredients are nutrients that occur naturally in everyday foods and in the body. We’ve put them into a chew which delivers the precise amount of each ingredient needed to jumpstart weight loss for your dog.
Of course, Slim Paws helps most as part of a healthy diet and an active lifestyle, but original peer-reviewed research, published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine, showed that this supplement is highly effective in helping dogs lose weight without the need for a restrictive diet.
If you’re pet-science nerds like us, you can read the study for yourself right here. If you’re a little too busy for that today, here’s a summary of the results:
The Slim Paws study: clinical research results
A randomized, positively and negatively controlled study tested Slim Paws in a group of dogs over the course of 29 weeks.
The results showed that obese dogs using Slim Paws lost an average of 21.3% body fat over a 12 week period, without caloric restriction.
Meet the ingredients: when we say all-natural, we mean it.
We source all of our ingredients from the USA and Europe to ensure the highest quality standard.
We also use only human-food-grade ingredients. If it’s not good enough for us, it’s not good enough for our best friends!
Here’s what you’ll find in every Slim Paws chew:
The Active Ingredients
better known as our friend Vitamin B6
an essential, branched- chain amino acid (BCAA)
And everything else:
(only the very best stuff)
to make it chewy
to hold it all together
chicken flavor: because dogs love chicken
Baobab organic fruit powder: a
superfood full of antioxidants and fiber
What if my dog doesn't like it?
We know some dogs can be picky eaters.
(yes, even the chonks!)
Most dogs love our chicken-and-apple flavor Slim Paws chews and enjoy them as a tasty treat.
But every now and then, when you ask a doggo:
“How do you like them apples?”
They just don’t.
And that’s ok.
Our 100% Money Back Guarantee
The Slim Paws Promise
If your dog doesn’t love Slim Paws at first sniff, it’s worth offering a few more times over the course of a few weeks to give them a chance to get used to something new.
If the answer is still no, don’t worry. Just get in touch with us and we’ll make sure you get your money back.
And you can still come hang out with us for lots of support, advice, and encouragement as you help your dog reach a healthy weight through diet and exercise.
Big pup, little pup, just in-the-middle pup
We’ve got the right chew for you
Under 25 lbs
Over 50 lbs
All of us here at Slim Paws are crazy about dogs. We spend our days finding new ways
to help pets and their owners live long, happy, healthy lives together.
But there are a few people you should really meet.
They’re the ones who came up with the idea for Slim Paws, did the research to make sure
it was a safe, healthy, effective way to help chubby dogs slim down, and got this whole thing started.
Dr. Michael Zemel
Dr. Michael Zemel is the CSO (chief scientific officer) of NuSirt Biopharma. He lead the research and development of the “fat fighter blend®” we use in Slim Paws. He is a recognized expert in endocrine and nutritional modulation of energy metabolism and disease risk. He is also the author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications, primarily describing his research into the regulation of fat cell metabolism and applications of this research in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, obesity and metabolic disease in both humans and pets. (If he has pets, let’s mention them here)
Joanne Levin is an experienced food scientist who studied at (details of education and degree, credentials, experience.) Joanne has been developing treats and health care supplements for pets for over two decades. Ideas and concepts often start in her own kitchen, where she cooks for her own pets (let’s mention them here). Joanne is passionation for good, natural nutrition and knows that what you feed your furbaby matters just as much as what you feed the rest of your family.
Lionel L. Reilly, DVM
Dr. Reilly has 50 years’ experience in the animal health industry. After (educational details and certiﬁcations) and (X years in clinical veterinary practice at X/Y/Z) he turned his attention to helping pets on a wider scale through by developing healthy, effective products for the animals we love and share our lives with. Pet obesity is an epidemic, and Dr. Reilly recognized the need for a safe, effective weight loss solution for pets. His search for an answer was the spark that led to Slim Paws.
“I think the results were awesome. Slim paws helped a great deal with my pet and I still supplement his diet with it.”
Got some questions before you buy? We’re not surprised!
Obviously, the health and wellbeing of your dog really matters to you.
If it didn’t, you wouldn’t be here!
Trying something new with your pet is always a big decision, and it’s so important to do your research to make sure it’s the right choice for you and your beloved pupper. We’re exactly the same way.
We get lots of questions from pet-parents like you about Slim Paws, how it works, and what to expect. Here are answers to the most common ones we hear, but if you’re wondering about something we haven’t mentioned yet, just get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.
Should I check with my vet before giving my dog Slim Paws?
Absolutely! Although the ingredients in Slim Paws are all-natural and very safe, we always recommend getting advice from your vet before starting any weight loss plan for your dog.
My dog has allergies. Will they react to Slim Paws?
This is another one for your vet! We’ve listed all the ingredients in Slim Paws clearly, because transparency is very important to us and we want you to feel comfortable feeding your dog Slim Paws. None of the ingredients we use are common dog allergens, but if your dog is sensitive, make sure to ask your vet.
Are there any side effects? Like nausea or diarrhea?
Studies have shown no adverse side effects, but again, all dogs are different. If your dog shows any possible adverse side effects, please let us know. You can contact our 24 hour medical line at 1-800-775-9416.
How does the fat ﬁghter blend actually ﬁght fat?
The proprietary fat ﬁghter blend of Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) and Leucine (an essential, branched-chain amino acid) interacts with several receptors in the body to slow the conversion of calories into fat, encourage the growth of lean muscle mass, and improve glucose distribution and your dog’s metabolism.
How quickly will my dog lose weight?
Every dog is different, but our study showed that most dogs reached optimal results at around 12 weeks. If you’re watching the extra treats, going for regular walks, and giving your pup a Slim Paws chew once a day, you should start seeing weight loss within a few weeks, although it may not be immediately visible. We recommend weighing your dog every week and assessing their Body Condition Score (you can use our Pet Fitness Calculator if you’re not sure) to measure their progress.
How long should I give my dog Slim Paws?
Until they’ve reached their optimal weight and you get the thumbs up from your vet! If your dog is particularly prone to putting on weight, you may continue to supplement with Slim Paws for longer term weight control. Just make sure to check in regularly with your vet!
What if my dog won’t eat the chews?
Most dogs love Slim Paws, but occasionally a dog will reject the apple ﬂavour of the all-natural chews. If you’ve tried Slim Paws and are not satisied, just reach out to us! We back our product with a 100% money back guarantee, and we’ll even pay to have the unﬁnished chews shipped back to us, so you can try them risk – free.
Don’t let a few extra pounds slow them down.
If you’re worried about controlling your pet’s weight, you’re not alone. Recent studies show that over 55% of dogs the the US are classiﬁed as overweight or obese.
One day, your vet makes that face and lets you know that things have to change. Or you notice that your once bright and active pup is slowing down, struggling to get up on the couch, or breathing a bit too heavily after just one round of fetch.
It’s scary and stressful, but you can turn it around. With a healthy diet, an extra walk or ten minutes of throwing a ball whenever you can, and the help of Slim Paws chews, we can get your dog back to their old bouncy, enthusiastic self, quicker than you think.
The most poignant thing we’ve learned in our journey to developing Slim Paws is this: a dog at a healthy weight can live up to 2.5 years longer than an overweight dog. That’s 2.5 more years of companionship. 2.5 more years of snuggles. 2.5 more years of your best friend always by your side.
We want that for our own dogs. And we want it for yours. Whatever we can do to help make that a reality, we want to do it. So reach out to us. We’re always here to answer questions, give advice, and offer encouragement along the way.