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The Skinny on Pet Obesity

A whopping 95% of pet owners incorrectly identified their overweight dogs as having a normal weight. Be sure to check with your veterinarian to make sure that your pet isn’t heavier than you think! To get more facts about pet obesity please click here.

A weighty issue:

Each year, Nationwide® pet insurance members spend $34 million on dog and cat conditions caused or complicated by excess weight. To avoid these health risks, talk to your vet about an appropriate diet and exercise regimen for your pet.

If your furry friend falls into this overweight category, it’s important to know that Nationwide pet insurance plans cover many pet conditions, including weight-related problems. Get a free, no-obligation quote today at www.petinsurance.com or by calling (877) 738-7874.

If you have questions on pet insurance or any of the other products offered by MEA, please contact MEA’s Benefits Department by email at benefits@sdmea.org, or by phone at (888) 217-9175.