The report, assembled by Banfield Applied Research and Knowledge (yes, the acronym is "BARK"), finds 25% of dogs in Colorado are on the hefty side compared with 20% of dogs nationally. The Denver Post notes that Colorado also ranks high for fat cats: enough to be seventh in the nation.
Wondering what other states made the top ten?
CLICK through our slideshow of the top states for heavy-set dogs:
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