Pet obesity is a real issue. Banfield Pet Hospital analyzed the records of millions of pets and found a 108-percent increase in dogs diagnosed as overweight or obese from 2010 to 2020. One of the easiest ways to monitor your furry companion's weight is to keep track of when you feed them. But when you have multiple family members filling dog bowls throughout the day, there's bound to be the inadvertent second (or third) helping of kibble. With this $10 feeding chart, though, you can easily tell when your dog needs to be fed as opposed to when it wants to be fed (which is probably always).

On the chart, you'll find a row for each day of the week, with sliders for the morning meal and the evening meal. All you have to do is remember to move the sliders when you feed the pup so the color changes from silver to green, and everyone can stay on the same page.

With over 11,000 reviews and a 4.6-star rating, this dog food chart, which you can mount onto most surfaces, has helped many owners keep track of their pet’s meal schedule, with one reviewer saying, “It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning.”

Though your four-legged friend might miss the extra helping, it will give you peace of mind to know your pet is well-fed and staying healthy. The chart is available on Amazon for just $10. So now that your pup is back on the path to staying fit, make sure to keep your dog cool this summer with these items.

[h/t People]

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