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Animal medicines body warns of the dangers of ‘humanising’ pets

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PET ownership is on the rise across the world but a growing tendency to ‘humanise’ pet animals will see them suffer from the same chronic health conditions as people, including obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and arthritis.

This is a warning from HealthforAnimals following a review of data on pet ownership and pet health.

HealthforAnimals, which represents the animal medicines industry worldwide, reports that Brazil now has more pet dogs than children and says that, by the end of 2016, Brazil will …

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