Pet Care Resources for the ones you care about

Partners in the Fight Against Pet Obesity

According to a 2009 study, 45 percent of dogs and 58 percent of cats in the United States are overweight or obese.* Is your pet one of them? These resources can help you learn more about the issue and take action in partnership with your veterinarian.

*Source: 2009 Pet Obesity Study for the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention

Body Condition System

Purina is proud to have developed the Body Condition System, which can be used to rate and recognize your pet’s body condition - and track progress if you’re participating in a weight loss plan. Download now.

Body Condition System for Adult Dogs
Body Condition System for Adult Cats

Fighting Pet Obesity

Whether you have a pet who has a weight issue, or simply love animals, join the movement for Fighting Pet Obesity with Purina Veterinary Diets! By joining us on Facebook, you’ll get tips, news, and meet other involved pet lovers like yourself, plus you’ll be spreading the word about this pet epidemic.

Visit and join the Fighting Pet Obesity page on Facebook

Obesity and Weight Articles

Our expertise in the field of pet weight management is available to you in these articles. Gain a deeper understanding of the obesity issue, its impacts on your pet’s health, and steps you can take to manage your pet’s body condition.

Canine Obesity
Feline Obesity
Why is Obesity So Dangerous for Dogs?
Why is Obesity So Dangerous for Cats?