puppy fat


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puppy fat

Deposits of fat that are present in babies and young children but that usually disappear as they grow older. He still had puppy fat in his cheeks as he entered adolescence, which made him appear much younger than he really was. It gives her aunties and uncles no end of delight to pinch the bits of puppy fat around her cheeks and arms.
See also: fat, puppy
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Of the 500 surveyed parents, only 15 per cent know that a child's puppy fat converts into real weight by the ages of 10 and 11.
People will say it was just puppy fat and we all had puppy fat but the problem is now for a lot of teenagers that the puppy fat is now not being lost the older they get and that's why the obesity problem is starting.
I'm at Uni now but when I last came home I tried to talk to my mum about it but she says his weight is puppy fat.
IT'S not exactly puppy fat that RSPCA staff want to lose - but shedding the pounds will certainly help the puppies and dogs at the animal centre in Coundon Wedge Drive.
Also if they are being teased at school for having a bit of puppy fat, they see these diets as a quick fix.
The new initiative encourages dog owners to shed the puppy fat with their pet and compete in the Flora women's mini Marathon to raise money for the organisation's Dog Welfare Programme.
VOLUPTUOUS:Sophie Dahl said she lost weight when her puppy fat disappeared
My mum and my gran say it is just puppy fat and it will go away.
The pint-sized Cork comedian is a picture of health after shedding 28lbs of puppy fat in 2007.
David's mum Brenda opened her family album to the Sunday Mail and revealed how, as a teenager, David had to fight the puppy fat.
I think it is just a bit of puppy fat but she keeps saying she is ugly and overweight.
It is a question of toning up my physique and converting the puppy fat.