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An Estimated 59% of Cats and 54% of Dogs in the United States Are Overweight or Obese.

 

In APOP's 2016 clinical survey, 53.9% of dogs and 58.9% of cats were classified as clinically overweight (body condition score (BCS) 4) or obese (BCS 5) by their veterinary healthcare professional. That equals an estimated 41.9 million dogs and 50.5 million cats are too heavy, based on 2016 pet population projections provided by the American Pet Products Association (APPA).
In 2015, APOP found 53.8% of dogs and 58.2% were overweight or obese.