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Obesity is a major human health issue in the United
States. As it turns out, our pets are following in our
footsteps and obesity is becoming a growing problem in
animals too. In fact, about
50% of dogs and cats in the
US are overweight or obese.
Researchers even believe that there is a
obesity in humans and dogs. This means that we are
passing our bad habits onto our pets. The good side of this
relationship is that pets can also
play a big part in helping us lose
Facts about obesity in LA
What you can
do to reduce obesity in you and your pet
What the HPHF
to reduce obesity in people and pets in LA County
As part of our
Healthy Pets Healthy Families (HPHF) initiative, we want
to promote increased awareness on issues related to animal
obesity. This means making sure pet owners know how to
recognize if their dog or cat is overweight.
Dog-friendly walking groups. HPHF is
fostering the creation of
dog-friendly community walking groups throughout LAC. If
you are interested being a leader for such a group, feel
free to contact us at the e-mail address on the left.
Developed in 2016 by the HPHF coalition, this
calendar provides children with healthy monthly
activities they can do with the whole family.
Obesity focus area report.
highlights in more details obesity trends in humans and
animals in LA County and provides recommendations to reduce
rates of obesity in people and pets.
More useful information about
Last updated: July 14, 2017