Authorities in Fordham, England, have charged a pair of local brothers with animal cruelty. Their crime? Their pooch is too paunchy, according to a report in the London Times. Apparently, the cops had already warned the two men, brothers David and Derek Benton, that their dog, Rusty, was morbidly obese. No kidding! Rusty, a labrador retriever, weighed more than 11.5 stone (over 160 lbs.) when the authorities confiscated him. According to Kennel Club standards, a dog of Rusty's frame ...

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