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Infographic: Pudgy Puppies and Fat Felines

Christmas is a time of giving, and most of the time that is a great thing. Unless you are giving too many treats to your pets! It can be easy to increase treat-giving during the holidays because you want to

Pet Obesity Still a Real Problem

A recent article written by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association entitled “Pudgy Pets Pose Problems for Vets” is a good reminder for all of us to continue to monitor our pet’s weight. Obesity in dogs and cats is a continuous problem

Is your dog the next Biggest Loser?

Alison Sweeney of the popular reality show, The Biggest Loser, has decided to take on obesity in dogs after a visit to the veterinarian from which she learned that her Boston Terrier was overweight. Similar to the human population, obesity

Pet Health Concerns for Obese Pets

We all want to show our petshow much we care about them. Unfortunately, many times we show it with food. Pet obesity has become a huge issue in the last several years (no pun intended), and had led to an

Pet Insurance Company Trupanion Warns of Pet Obesity

Trupanion advises pet owners to pay close attention to their pets’ weight. August 2, 2010 — Pet insurance company Trupanion has released a list of obesity-related claims the company received since 2008, stating that obesity in pets is just as