The Biggest Loser: Obie the Dachshund Gets Surgery — Because He Has Lost 40 Pounds!

When we last checked in with Obie the Dachshund, he was being pulled this way and that. The people who had rescued and cared for the portly pup were embroiled in a legal battle over who had custody. Fortunately, that’s all done now: A judge ruled in January that the dog would be staying with his foster mom, Nora Vanatta, and he has, continuing his weight loss regimen with much success.

Obie has lost 40 pounds, down from a staggering 77. But as the weight evaporated, the excess skin did not. Obie had huge amount of loose folds harming the clean lines of his new physique. Check out his “bosom pile,” as Nora dubbed it on Obie’s Biggest Loser, Doxie Edition Facebook page:





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