Obesity is a huge problem for our pets in the UK, and it’s estimated that 1 in 3 of our pets are either overweight or obese.
The problem arises when we don’t maintain a healthy balance between the amount and type of food our pets eat, the amount of exercise our pets do and the requirements of our pet’s body.
Being overweight can have serious health implications for our pets.
Its always important to speak to your veterinary team If you have any concerns about your pets weight and before embarking on a weight loss programme for your pet.
It is important to regularly assess your pet’s body condition which can be done with the aid of the body condition charts we have provided below: