2017 State Of Pet Health Report Reveals 1 In 3 U.S. Pets Are Overweight

The Banfield Pet Hospital, the largest general veterinary practice in the world recently released it’s 2017 State of Pet Health Report which shows the number of overweight pets more than doubled in the past 10 years.

According to the 2017 State of Pet Health Report,

“One in three pets that visited a Banfield hospital in 2016 was diagnosed as overweight or obese—and in the past 10 years, Banfield witnessed a 169 percent increase in overweight cats and a 158 percent increase in overweight dogs.”

The analysis is based on medical data from the more than 2.5 million dogs and 500,000 cats visiting Banfield Pet Hospitals in 2016.

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