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Fight Flab and Fill Out a Food and Fitness Log For Furry Friends

Most of the time losing weight comes down to dieting and exercise for people . . . and for pets, too. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 44 percent of dogs and 57 percent of cats are estimated to be overweight or obese – eeks!

If your pet could stand to drop a few, Spring's the time to start getting in shape – there's more sunlight for indoor and outdoor activities and the weather's improving in many places. If you're super serious, Kijiji is offering a Pet Fitness Sweepstakes in six US cities (New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Atlanta, and Houston) to motivate you. Even if you're not in that area, commit to change by filling out a Pet Food & Fitness Log (refresh your memory on canine calorie counting here) and get ready to see results!

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Susanna Susanna 7 years
That poor Lab. Just looking at the picture is painful.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Poor pup.
ksmithcolo ksmithcolo 8 years
The owner of that lab should be ashamed of themselves. I have never seen a dog so grossly overweight.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
I agree with pawcurious... soo sad!!! Madison is a bit overweight but I have been trying for years to get it off. She lost almost 8lbs from last year. She is doing good.
kscincotta kscincotta 8 years
My dog and I are both at really healthy weights, but I've recently concluded that we both have the endurance of cattle. So I decided we were both going to become runners, which has been a bit of a challenge thus far. But we'll get there, I'm sure.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
B-Bop is in better shape then I am haha
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