Fighting back against pet obesity

09/26/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of U.S. dogs are overweight, and that predisposes them to diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and more. "This is a human problem," said veterinarian Ernie Ward, who founded the organization. "No pet is making a sandwich and eating a bowl of ice cream at midnight." Several programs across the country exclusively offer diet and exercise programs designed to help obese dogs slim down, including the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine's camp for overweight dogs and Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine's Obesity Clinic for Animals.

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