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Dr. Ward tackles pet obesity with ‘Home and Family’

by Amber, director of digital communications and social media • Dec 21 , 2012

We’ve all heard about our nation’s obesity epidemic, and there are countless books, articles, websites, TV shows and other resources dedicated to helping people get healthy. But did you know that it is estimated that 54% of pets in the U.S. are overweight or obese? This is a figure that’s on the rise, according to the Association for Pet Obesity …

When it was announced that the movie Beverly Hill Chihuahua was hitting theaters Oct. 3, many in animal welfare worried that it would cause a rash of impulse purchases of the little dogs. But Best Friends Animal Society looked at the film as an opportunity to educate the public and spread the adoption message. They created the above video (which …