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The 10 Dog Breeds Most Prone to Obesity

All dogs can become obese if not properly taken care of, and it’s very dangerous to their health. While many owners feed too much and exercise too little, there are some breeds that are genetically prone to obesity – just like people! It’s difficult for all of us to take weight off our dogs, but if you’re having more trouble than usual it might be related to your dog’s breed. Ever wonder what breeds are prone to obesity? Check out our list below!

#1 – Basset Hound


Despite their lazy personalities and short stature, Basset Hounds were bred for endurance. They’re hunting dogs that need sufficient daily exercise. Bassets also need a strict diet, as they can easily become overweight, which can lead to paralysis.

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