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Overweight Pets Directory

A pet's weight is important because it can be an indicator of other health problems. Your vet can tell you your pet's ideal weight and help with putting your pet on a diet. Being overweight can lead to heart problems, diabetes, and other pet health concerns. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to keep you pet at a healthy weight, how pet diets work, and much more.

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WebMD discusses health problems common in overweight cats, such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, and respiratory problems. Here are tips on how to determine your cat’s ideal weight and dietary changes to help you reach that weight.

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