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The Week contest: Porky pets

Last week's question: A report from a national veterinary chain revealed that one in three American house pets is obese because of lack of exercise, overfeeding, and owners who "use treats as a form of communication." If an entrepreneur were to launch a Weight Watchers-style program for pets, what could it be called?

Click here for the results of last week's contest: Spy snacks

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "See Spot Shrink"Suzanne Brooks, Quechee, Vt.

SECOND PLACE: "Rovereaters Anonymous"Joel Shapiro, San Francisco

THIRD PLACE: "Puss in Boot Camp"Nicole Barens, San Francisco

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Wait... Wait... Watchers"Janine Witte, New Hope, Pa.

"Rescue Pets from Pounds"Bob Schall, Holly Springs, N.C.

"Colliesthenics"Lynne Samuels, Deerfield, Ill.

"Animal Fat Farm"Carol Lethaby, San Francisco

"The Catkins Diet"Jerry Lott, Ellijay, Ga.

"Call of the Wide"Howard Browning, St. Simons Island, Ga.

"Run Tin Thin"Jane Garland, Tampa, Fla.

"Escape From the Puppy Pounds"Jack Dietz, Germantown, Tenn.

"Body Pawsitivity"Stephen Soncin, Mississauga, Ontario

"Pounds or the Pound"Karen Diamond, Chattanooga, Tenn.

"It's Weighing Cats & Dogs"Bob Pinkner, Baltimore

"Kitty Littler"Dick LaVine, New York City

"Kitty Fitter"Ruth Nicholson, West Columbia, S.C.

"The Rin Tin Thin Diet"Ivan Kershner, Salem, S.C.

"Weight Woofers"Carl Anderson, Goldendale, Wash.

"Haute Dog Diet"Elfriede Messeret, San Rafael, Calif.

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