5 Ways to Tell if Your Dog or Cat is Overweight


Barked: Wed Dec 23, '09 4:47pm PST 
Can’t resist those big brown eyes coveting the dinner on your plate? Do you give into those mournful meows because “She just seems so hungry all the time?” If so, you may be killing your furry friend with kindness. In America, 44% of dogs and 57% of cats are overweight according to a 2008 large scale study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention.

What many pet guardians fail to understand is that a few extra pounds on a dog or cat is comparable to an extra 30 to 50 pounds on a human.

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