Diane Root brings her dog Coley to the dog park as often as she can.
"I try to get her a little exercise so she stays healthy," Root said.
Still, she thinks Coley could stand to lose a pound or two.
In fact it looks like many dogs and cats are in the same boat.
Thursday at 11 p.m. on WBTV, Consumer Reporter Kristen Miranda talks to the experts at the North Carolina State School of Veterinary Medicine about what is putting the pounds on our pets.
She found one thing that we may think is adding to our pets nutrition, may actually only be adding to their waistlines.
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