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77lb Obese Dachshund Loses 50lbs Thanks to New Owner (Video)


Obie the severely obese wiener dog made headlines for being larger than life. He was one of the infamous faces of pet obesity, but now he’s transformed into the famous face of pet recovery and health. Lifestyle changes really can save dogs’ lives–just watch as Obie’s is saved right before your eyes.

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11:34AM PDT on Jul 30, 2014

thanks for sharing :)

10:19AM PDT on Jul 13, 2014

well done

7:06PM PST on Dec 8, 2013

this poor dog (when he was 50 lbs heavier!) G-d Bless his new owner for helping him. damm his previous owners!!!

1:26PM PST on Nov 26, 2013

i LOVE this story. how fantastic that he is happy and healthy now

9:29PM PST on Nov 21, 2013

I am so glad Obie is doing well - I had a dachshund and if he even gained 2 or 3 lbs It affected mobility = He must have been suffering so much with all that weight!

9:51AM PST on Nov 19, 2013

that is incredible.

9:47AM PST on Nov 19, 2013

that's wonderful! Obie, you are a winner! :)

7:32AM PST on Nov 16, 2013

I`m so glad to see that someone cared enough to help this sweetie!!! God Bless!!!

12:51PM PST on Nov 15, 2013

sad he got like that great he is ok now thanks

11:24PM PST on Nov 10, 2013

This is a very sad observation of Obie's previous owner. Killing with kindness a dog he/she probably loved dearly.
So glad that Obie survived long enough to know this wonderful change in his life.

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