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Obese Pets

Cat Works On His Fitness With Water Treadmill

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.11.2013 | Weird News

When it comes to water, this fatso's no pussy. In fact, you wouldn't think he's a cat at all. Buddha, who weighed 31.4 pounds when his human died, ...

Tiny Tim Still (Adorable) Battling Weight Issues

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Weird News

Hey, it's not funny! Tiny Tim has a problem. The ridiculously cute Texas kitty -- who weighed in at 36 pounds just before Christmas in 2011 -- is ...

Metabolic Syndrome Could Affect Obese Dogs, Not Just Humans

Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Obese humans aren't the only ones at risk for metabolic syndrome -- a new study shows that obese dogs face the same risk, too. Metabolic syndrome ...

Overweight And Obese Pets? 5 Tips To Asses Your Pet's Health

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Kay If it's true that people resemble their pets, it makes sense that more and more pets are weighing in with an obesity problem. Ne...

First Of Its Kind Clinic Opens For Overweight Pets

Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

By Ned Smith, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer: The American waistline isn't the only thing that's got a growing problem. Our pets are packing it on...

Only In LA: Does Your Dog Need Some Treadmill Time?

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Like any true celebrity, Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier from "The Artist" and "Water for Elephants," puts in his time on the treadmill...

The Most And Least Obese States For Dogs And Cats

Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living

It isn't just human portion sizes and waistlines that have increased and expanded over the past five years. Fido and Fluffy have gained weight, too. ...

FAT CAT: This Kitty Weighs Almost 40 Pounds

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 06.20.2012 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Meow can't help but waddle. He's one super-sized cat. The 2-year-old orange and white tabby tips the scale at nearly 40 pounds, ...