It is a rising problem across the nation that can cause health issues and even death in many dogs, according to specialist. But, there may be a solution. A new FDA approved drug named Slentrol has just hit the market and it promises to curb the appetites of dogs who tend to overeat. Dogs like seven year old buddy who is currently on the program. Experts treating buddy at the Pamlico Animal Hospital in Washington say his weight has hindered his movement and breathing. Slentrol is only meant for dogs and can cost anywhere from $30 to $70 dollars. Dog owners are advised to consult with their veterinarians before purchasing the drug.