Dorothy Hunter, owner of Washington-based Paw's Natural Pet Emporium, went on a "petfood diet" for 30 days in order to bring ingredient awareness to pet owners.
In a country where more than half the pets are overweight or obese, Hunter said it's important to pay attention to what pets are eating. A video of her discussing her experience on the show "The Doctors," including a discussion of pet obesity and the humanization of petfoods, can be found here.
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