Fat Dogs May Be Happy, But They Aren’t Healthy

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Is there a dog alive who does not love treats? It can be tough to resist the adoring eyes of a begging puppy, and most pet owners are more than happy to indulge their pooches. Showing a pet how much they are adored through food can be a tricky problem though. While pet owners like to think they know what is best for their pet, the numbers show that over 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight. And that extra weight brings some serious health risks, to the point that a veterinarian may suggest a few different prescription diets to assist in controlling the pet’s weight.

Veterinarian’s like to see healthy pets under the age of 10 at least annually for t