1 in 3 pet parents do not recognize their pet's weight issue1

What does weight gain actually look like for your pet?

Compared to an average human, even a “little” weight gain can lead to larger issues in the future. See for yourself how each pound can add up.

2 lbs

over cat ideal weight

30 lbs

human equivalent weight

2 lbs

over small dog ideal weight

12 lbs

human equivalent weight

2 lbs

over large dog ideal weight

5 lbs

human equivalent weight

*Approximate calculation based on a 150-lb person, 10-lb cat, 25-lb small breed dog, and 55-lb large breed dog.

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Is your pet overweight?

Take our L.O.V.E. test to find out. You’ll even receive a personalized weight report for your pet to share with your vet.

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Find resources to care for your overweight pet

Learn how to care for your pet and help them live a healthy, happy life.

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Your vet knows what’s best for your pet

Always consult your vet if you have concerns about your pet’s weight. We recommend starting the conversation with these three questions.


Is my pet at their ideal weight?


How can I help my pet reach their ideal weight?


How can food help manage my pet’s weight?

More ways to support your pet’s weight loss

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Start with the right food

Hill’s has a variety of products that can help your pet achieve a healthy weight.

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Hill’s Pet Care Center

Visit the Hill’s Pet Care Center for more info and articles about how you can help your dog or cat stay healthy.


Feed the love. Lose the weight.

Extra treats and people food can really add up over time. See how Poochini and Moto got their lives back.

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12022 State of U.S. Pet Obesity Report, Association for Pet Obesity Prevention