As many already know, the obesity epidemic is growing in movement and in patients. However, what many don’t know is that it is also spreading to the pet population. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, there are 84 million overweight or obese cats and dogs in the United States, and the number shows no signs of stopping or slowing.
With obesity linked to diabetes, cancer, and loads of other illnesses in pets, an obese dog or cat can be at great risk. To help understand and combat pet obesity, we have collected the below 25 tips and tricks to help your pets slim down. They include blog entries, expert articles, and even what actual pet owners themselves have done to help combat the obesity epidemic.