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Companion animal health
‘Little improvement’ in pet obesity problem

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MORE than three-quarters of vets believe that the pet obesity problem has got worse over the past five years, according to a recent report by the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA).

The report, which was published last month, follows up a 2009 PFMA report into pet obesity. A key finding from the original report was a lack of understanding among pet owners of what constituted a healthy size for their pet.

In a foreword to the new report, Michael Bellingham, the PFMA's chief executive, says that, …

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