National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

fat-catAn Estimated 58% of Cats and 54% of Dogs in the United States are Overweight or Obese.

October 12th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day.  This epidemic is nothing to take lightly.  Obesity in your loved companion(s) can cause:

Osteoarthritis
Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes
High Blood Pressure
Heart and Respiratory Disease
Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injury
Kidney Disease
Many Forms of Cancer
Decreased life expectancy (up to 2.5 years)

Do you think your pet is overweight?  Visit this website Association for Pet Obesity to find answers to your questions and concerns.fat-dog

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