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Today is National Pet Obesity Day Important Facts

There are various illnesses associated with pet obesity. According to the Association For Pet Obesity Prevention, If your pet is overweight or obese, it can cause arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney disease, certain cancers, heart and respiratory disease, and other problems.

According to the Purina Lifespan Study, obesity takes almost two years off a dog's life.

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Many of us use food as a reward, or as a comfort. We extend that practice to our children and our fur kids. It creates a cycle of obesity in the whole family. All of us love our fur kids, but some of us may be loving them to death.

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