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Pets’ weight can mirror their owners

March 26, 2008

Chances are, if you’re overweight and out of shape, so is your pet, says a leading animal health expert.

“We know, unfortunately, that our kind of lifestyle impacts on our pets, and their eating habits, and their exercising regime,” said Abigail Stevenson, scientific communications manager for the U.K.-based Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition.

“We know through work done at the Waltham centre that if an owner carries too much weight, then their pets are very likely to be like that as well. All of that impacts on their pet’s health.”

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