An estimated 53.8% of US dogs are overweight or obese (BCS 4-5)
41.9 million US dogs are estimated to be overweight or obese
26.1 million US dogs are estimated to be overweight (BCS 4)
15.7 million US dogs are estimated to be obese (BCS 5)
(based on 77.8 million US dogs - 2016 APPA)
Pet obesity continues to be a growing problem, affecting the majority of US dogs and cats. Research conducted in 2015 by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) found that approximately
54 percent of dogs were overweight or obese.