Overweight pets increase their risk of heart disease, osteoarthritis, several types of cancer and a host of other illnesses. Dr. Ward took live questions in this webchat hosted by the Washington Post. more>
The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) has launched campaigns to fight pet obesity within the veterinary medical community, veterinary schools, and state and local veterinary organizations. APOP has also reached out to various media outlets. We are made up of dedicated veterinarians and veterinary healthcare personnel who are committed to making the lives of dogs, cats, all other animals and people healthier and more vital.