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19 July 2011

Pet obesity a weighty problem

It's no surprise that as human obesity rates soar, man's best friend is loyally packing on the pounds as well.

Obesity is not only affecting people, but their pets as well. And as in humans, obesity in pets have ill affects on their health too.

"Overweight people are more likely to have overweight dogs," said Victoria Stilwell, dog trainer and author of "Fat Dog Slim: How to Have a Healthy, Happy Pet."

 
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