American dogs and cats obese; owners don’t see the problem in front of their eyes

The 5th annual Pet Obesity Survey revealed that our pets are getting fatter - and fatter!

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) has released the results of their fifth annual veterinary survey, which found 53 percent of adult dogs and 55 percent of cats to be classified as overweight or obese by their veterinarian. That equals 88.4 million pets that are too heavy, according to veterinarians.As with humans, some of the common weight-related conditions in dogs and cats include osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, breathing problems, kidney disease, and s … [Read more...]


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