Keeping Fido Fit

As reported previously, American pets are experiencing an obesity epidemic (read here: Pet Quiz.)  The ASPCA is working to combat that by getting the word out about the benefits of exercising with your favorite dog.

Today I spoke with Dr. Kat Miller, the Director of Anti-Cruelty Behavior Research for the ASPCA and Spencer Casey, former elite runner and the National Coach for Team ASPCA about tips for keeping your pet active.


But why should Fido be the only one getting fit?  Pet parents can join Team ASPCA, which trains people to participate in endurance sports with fundraising benefitting the fight against animal cruelty.

You can listen to the interview here:  Pets_Exercise_ShesLosingIt


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