Today is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Pet obesity is a large problem in our country. In a survey done by the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention last year, it was determined that 55% of cats and dogs in the US are overweight.
We try hard to keep our dogs fit, trim, and healthy. Not only do we watch what they eat, but they each have their own activities to help keep them fit:
For more information about National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, please visit The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention.
For motivation to get yourself and your dogs out and active, consider joining PetsMove.org. This is a wonderful community where you can track your dog’s diet and exercise, join groups to share advice and encouragement, win prizes, and even get on TV! This is a great place to go to help you achieve your goals, whether they are big or small.
Lastly, please visit SlimDoggy to see the infographic they shared today on pet obesity. It is full of important and interesting information on this subject!