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Articles about obesity

Pet Obesity: Big and Getting Bigger

By Anne-Katrin Oatley

Pet obesity and obesity-related disease are growing problems. Seeking advice early could avoid poor pet health and expensive treatment.

When was the last time you took the dog for a walk? If you have a dog, hopefully the answer is “this morning”!

The fact is, dogs love exercise. Big or small, most dogs love nothing better than going for a walk. The minute you pick up that lead, the dog is beside himself with joy … unless the dog is overweight and unwell.