Fat Pets

Junk Food Diets Are Fuelling a Pet Obesity Crisis

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

It's not only human waistlines that are expanding: our pets are now facing the same fate. I've seen increasing levels of pet obesity over the years and it basically comes down to pets taking in more calories than they use.

Why Are Our Pets Getting Fatter?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fat cat jokes aside, Britain isn't just in the grips of a human obesity crisis: three in four (77%) vets believe pet obesity is on the rise.[i] Alt...

LOOK: Obese Pets Prepare To Shed The Pounds

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Dogs, cats and rabbits collectively carrying around 30 stone in weight are set to take part in an annual pet slimming competition. The line-up of 1...

Tackling the Growing Problem of Pet Obesity

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

Sadly pet obesity is now one of the major issues affecting pet health in the UK. It's often unrecognised by pet owners, who may not notice gradual weight gain, or may simply regard a chubby pet as cuddly and well-fed. Yet, as with us humans, obesity is linked to serious problems such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and a shorter life expectancy.

Pet Obesity - Why Your Pet's Weight Is a Crucial Health Factor

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

The bond between people and their pets is so strong that often it's difficult to resist those pleading eyes asking for food when we're eating our dinner. But have you thought about the consequences of your pet being overweight?