We all want our dogs to live a long happy, healthy life. Perhaps the easiest way to keep our best friends around for a long time is keeping them fit and lean. Just like with people, dogs that are overweight can face a variety of health issues that can lead to a shortened life-span. Side effects of obesity in dogs include arthritis, diabetes, organ damage/failure, tumors, and even chronic skin conditions. Keep reading to learn the best ways to keep your dog healthy and lean!