The health of your canine companion is literally measured every time he sees the veterinarian. In this digital age, a Vet can’t function without the assistance of one of these balances for weighing dogs. When a dog is taken to the vet, he or she is weighed for a wide variety of reasons. With the abundance of foodstuffs in our marketplace, it is very important to get a dog to a healthy weight and keep him there. Over the years, domestication has caused many dog breeds to lose the natural indicators that tell him when he is full. This has caused an epidemic of obesity in household canines. Many vets say that keeping our dogs on a target with their weight could be the single most vital component for his or her health and vitality. Breeders also rely on scale accuracy as dogs are weighed in upon arrival at shows. Each special breed has a standard of weight within its pedigree. If a show dog arrives under or over that prescribed weight it could cause disqualification for the participant if he or she is outside the set range. With several of the interfaces available now, the veterinarian can weigh the dog and it will be saved for later reference, thus eliminating cluttered patient records. Veterinary scales are solid and best when the load cells are made of stainless steel which protects it against dust and water splash. Since many dogs suffer from nervous bladders around veterinarians or strangers, this type of protection makes clean up much easier, and a happy vet helps to make for a happy pet. Our four-legged friends depend on an accurate weight so that medication can be administered at a proper level. There is such a wide variance in the weight of dogs, that it is vital that the read out is accurate. It is so important that the read out be accurate that they come with a weight graduation within of decimals of a pound. Some models are rugged enough to handle even the largest breeds that can weigh over two hundred pounds. Dog scales can vary from the small, bench puppy scale to low, floor-based models that make it simple for the dog to step on to the scale with very little or no stress. The digital scale indicator has specialized software that will adjust for even the most fidgety of clients. The dog scale will amass several different weight readings over the span of a few seconds. It will then process all of the readings and take an average of many of these figures while disregarding those readings caused by sudden, skittish movement. The correct weight is then locked in and displayed on a large, digital readout. While watching your companion from outside the vetÕs office window, the large readouts can make it easy for pet owners to read along with the vet as their beloved companion is cared for. This helps owners and veterinarians maintain records and ensure a long, healthy canine life-span.