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Pets pack on extra pounds just like humans do - The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

November 24, 2014

Plump pets Pets pack on extra pounds just like humans do

Posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014 2:45 am

Ollie Turner has a problem that affects tens of millions of Americans — a sagging, furry waist.

The mixed breed animal shelter adoptee can barely squeeze onto the windowsill these days. He is among the estimated 47 million cats and 41 million dogs classified as weighing too much — 58 percent of the cat population and 53 percent of dogs.

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