15 dog breeds prone to obesity

Breeds, last updated 17th, Aug 2015, Neha Manchanda

Just like humans, lack of exercise and incessant eating schedules can lead to weight gain. Veterinarians and canine behaviourists all over the world propagate the importance of regular exercises and controlled diet for a healthy body weight.

While old dogs are prone to gaining weight and becoming obese, there are 15 dog breeds that have a tendency to gain weight compared to others.

Labrador retrievers

labradorPugs

pugBeagles

beagleDachshunds

dacschundEnglish Bull Dogs

bull dogGolden retrievers

goldenBoxers

boxerSt Bernard

bernardRottweiler

rottCocker Spaniels

cocker sanielBernese Mountain Dogs

berneseChihuahua

chihuahuaBasset Hounds

basset houndNewfoundland

new foundCavalier King Charles Spaniels

king charlesPitbulls

pitbullSource: Dogtime.com

 

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