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Mar 13, 2013, 09:00 ET

Pet Obesity Rates Rise, Cats Heavier Than Ever

 U.S. pet obesity rates continued to increase in 2012 with the number of overweight cats reaching an all-time high. The sixth annual National...

Feb 07, 2012, 01:00 ET

Big Pets Get Bigger: Latest Survey Shows US Dog and Cat Obesity Epidemic Expanding

 The "fat pet gap" continues to widen according to the latest nationwide survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention...

Feb 03, 2012, 16:32 ET

Avoid a Pet Emergency in Overtime: Super Sunday's Parties Can Be Dangerous To Your Pet

Your big party during the big game may be dangerous to your pet. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) offers tips to pet owners to...