Trendwatch: fat camp for obese pets

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"Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering 'pawlates,' 'doga' and 'Barko Polo,' doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man’s best friend."

According to the Associated Press, this is a real thing.

This is something of a recurring trend piece, actually--here's a similar Reuters item from 2012.

FYI, thousands of human beings remain homeless and/or hungry in America.

A dog trots on the Minipacer, a treadmill for small dogs, in Las Vegas, Nevada. [REUTERS]


A dog trots on the Minipacer, a treadmill for small dog, in Las Vegas, Nevada. [REUTERS]

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