Pet obesity is on the rise in the U.S. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, approximately 53% of dogs in the United States suffer from obesity. What's more, 22% of dog owners characterized their pet as normal weight when they were actually obese. Your overweight dog may seem happy, but with this disease comes other illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis. If you are not willing to help your pets lose weight, you may not see them live a long and healthy life.
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