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I’m Ruby! I’m the star of this month’s Companionship story, Ruby, My Dear, along with my two humans, Lucian Truscott IV and Tracy Harris.

Use this trick to see if your dog is obese

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Is your dog overweight?

Fifty-six percent of dogs are overweight, according to Animal Medical Center in New York City. While chubby dogs may be cute, being overweight is a trigger for a variety of health issues and even shorten your dog’s life.

Do you know how to tell if your dog is at a healthy weight? We all know that dogs can make themselves irresistibly adorable when begging for treats or table scraps. This chart can help you tell whether your dog is overweight.

Learn more by taking this survey from The Association of Pet Obesity Prevention.

Dog treat calorie chart

“It’s just a little treat…”

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