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'Morbidly obese' dog found frozen to a Wisconsin sidewalk slims down, regains active life

Published 01/26/2010, The Associated Press

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) - A year after a "morbidly obese" dog froze to a Wisconsin sidewalk, the border collie mix has lost 40 pounds and is slowly returning to an active lifestyle. Jiffy is still portly, but his owner said he's finally moving "like a regular dog." The dog weighed about 120 pounds when he froze to the sidewalk in December 2008 in single-digit temperatures. His dense layers of fat probably helped him survive.

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