Fat Dogs Are Beautiful Too!



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Fat Dogs Are Beautiful Too!

Obesity and diets are discussed all the time these days. New exercise plans, ads for gyms and weight loss supplements, articles about who's gained or lost weight...body image certainly is a popular topic. And it carries over to dogs too.

If "big is beautiful" then millions of dogs have it made!

Even though I love dogs of all shapes and sizes, remember that obesity can have severe health effects in pets. If your dog is overweight, obese, or "just chubby," please take a minute to read this - Obesity in Dogs.

By the Way - Does spoiling a pet lead to obesity? Find out in this interesting article - Fat Dogs and Cats: Does Spoiling Pets Lead to Obesity?

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debra-primovic Dr. Debra Primovic

Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for PetPlace.com, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.