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Why Dog Diets Fail

Why Dog Diets Fail

How to get serious about helping your pet lose weight once and for all.

The reason efforts to slim down an overweight dog often fail is not because of a nutrition problem like too many calories per serving. Rather, most dogs have weight problems because of emotional issues — yours, not theirs.

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