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MOLLY SIMS AND GUNNAR PETERSON KICK OFF THE 2008 PETFIT CHALLENGE TO HELP AMERICA'S CATS AND DOGS LOSE 50 MILLION POUNDS
Challenge Marks Launch of The American Veterinary Medical Association and Hill's Pet Nutrition First-Ever Joint National Weight Loss Campaign for Dogs and Cats
As millions of people make a resolution to lose weight this year, 54 million overweight cats and dogs in the United States also are in need of shedding a few pounds for their health's sake. Today, to help America's beloved pets start their path to a healthier lifestyle, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), one of the most trusted authorities on animal health and welfare, and Hill's Pet Nutrition®, a leader in pet nutrition, launched the 2008 PetFit Challenge with a pop up pet health and fitness center at the Hollywood and Highlands in Los Angeles. As part of this challenge, the AVMA, Hill's and celebrity fitness guru, Gunnar Peterson, along with the first participant, actress and model, Molly Simms and her two dogs, Chloe and Poepette, are pledging to help America's pets lose 50 million pounds in 2008 - one of the biggest overall weight-loss challenges in America.