What you need to know:
Research links leaner pet weight to to a longer life. Unfortunately, 50% of pets are overweight,* but shedding some pounds can increase your pet's life span. There are many things you can do to get your pet back in shape, from finding the right diet to incorporating more physical exercise into their daily routine.
Learn this new trick:
Use Petco's weight management tool and infographic to find out if your pet is at their ideal weight. Based on their results, you'll see recommended solutions to help them slim down, including food, treats, portion control, slow feeders, toys and supplements. Play is at the heart of most bonding moments between pets and their parents, so break out the new toys and have some fun while helping them become their healthiest self.
*Source: A 2018 Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) clinical survey.