Dog wins weight-loss contest at animal hospital

A Corgi that lost 15 percent of its body weight won the “Biggest Loser: Pet Edition” competition conducted at Tiara Rado Animal Hospital in Grand Junction.

Beans weighed 56.2 pounds at the beginning of the contest in January, but now weighs 47.8 pounds. Owners Randy and Cindi Walck of Grand Junction received a $100 gift certificate for services and products at the hospital.

“Getting your pet to a healthy weight, and keeping it there, will help prevent a number of health-related illnesses,” said Bob Marquis, a veterinarian at the hospital.

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