Two brothers in the UK are facing criminal prosecution for allowing their Labrador to gain so much weight that "vets said nine-year-old Rusty...looked like a walrus.'' They've been charged with "causing unnecessary suffering.'' It's a rarely-brought charge that certainly seems appropriate in this case. This dog, according to the British press, weighs "11 stone.'' One stone equals 14 pounds. Do the math: A 158-pound freakin' LABRADOR! I can't even picture such a creature. If you want to read more, click here for the BBC.
November 29, 2006
Obese Dog Sends Owners to Court
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