Pet obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Sadly, this condition is 100% preventable. If you've been asking yourself "is my pet overweight?", this article will explain how to tell and what you can do about it. According to recent research from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59% of dogs and 61% of cats were classified as overweight or obese in 2022. Unfortunately, this statistic is also directly linked to a rise in diseases commonly associated with excess weight including diabetes, arthritis and certain types of cancer.