National Pet Obesity Awareness Study
National Pet Obesity Awareness Study


On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention will conduct our Ninth Annual Pet Obesity Awareness Day survey.

In order to do this, we need your help. On October 7 we are asking you to record simple information for each pet that you perform a routine examination on that day. How many pets and the detail of information you obtain is up to you. Obviously more is better but our goal is to determine more accurately the exact number of pets in the United States that are overweight or obese. Our past experience demonstrates that this should add no more than 1-2 minutes to your normal physical examination routine.

If you are interested, simply complete the form and we will contact you with handouts, instructions, and measuring tapes to complete the study. This study is independent of any and all corporate sponsorships or involvements. It is important that this study remain neutral to protect the integrity and interpretation of results. If you have any suggestions, questions, or concerns feel free to contact me directly: or 910-579-5550.

Please help us in our fight against obesity.

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