A recent study by Cats Protection investigated whether cat owners believed their cats to be overweight or not. Of the 1,120 owners asked, 23% of them deemed their cats to be overweight. The true figure of cats that would fall in to the overweight category is likely to be even
Feline obesity is on the rise but many cat owners are unaware of just how fat a cat actually needs to be before they are considered overweight. An overweight cat is at risk of a number of health problems so it is in our best interests to help our moggies
One important question we often ask ourselves as dog owners is “How much should I feed my dog?”, and with canine obesity on the rise this is becoming an increasingly important question. Every breed has different energy requirements, but even dogs of the same breed can have different energy requirements
To promote awareness of Hill’s ‘Lose 60 tonnes in 6 months‘ campaign, we’re looking a little further in to the increasing problem of obesity in dogs. A shocking third of dogs seen by veterinarians are considered overweight. We’ve discussed the benefits of switching to a low calorie diet such as
A shocking 1 in 3 dogs in the UK are considered overweight (you can check whether your dog is overweight using our ‘Dog BMI Calculator‘). It seems that our pets are unfortunately following the human obesity epidemic. Our pets are becoming obese for the same reason we are – not
Today we’re going to be highlighting some of the more interesting animal related articles to hit the headlines. Ok, so maybe not the headlines, but there are definitely some interesting articles here for you to read.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition are currently offering a £5 off voucher for those registering with them on their website. You will need to provide your email address, as well as a few details about yourself and your pet – such as pet’s age and breed. This is likely just so they