Slim Down for Health

Top strategies to take your dog from fat to fit.

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Wilma Woosley works with Keeshond Rescue in Champaign, Ill. She remembers the first time she met Chance, an 8-year-old Keeshond, who was coming to live with her. He was in a fenced yard, and “as I approached him, he scooted away, dragging his back legs across the grass,” she recalls. “I thought he was injured or paralyzed.”

Doctors said Chance couldn’t stand because he lacked the lean muscle mass to support his body. He weighed only 55 pounds, but with his small frame, it was 12 pounds too much. “I didn’t think a dog could become so immobile from weight,” Dawson says.

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