Obese Pets

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.

So Much To Chew, So Little Time: Obesity Crisis Hits Pets

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse And Cosima Ungaro | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

The animal kingdom has fallen victim to the obesity epidemic with more than 12 million pets being fed fatty treats, according to a report by the Peopl...