Unfortunately, the battle of the bulge isn't just a human problem. Studies have shown that approximately 40 percent of cats and dogs are overweight as well!
And because our furry friends can't correct the problem on their own, Veterinarian and Early Show Contributor Debbye Turner tells us the dangers of pet obesity and shares some ways to help your pets slim down. Pet owners concerned about their pet's weight can call the Iams Consumer Care Center at (800) 863-4267 to request a free Weight Loss Kit, available in both dog and cat versions. Each kit contains tools and information to help overweight pets trim down and shape up.