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A fitness programme for you and your dog

Having a lethargic lifestyle and a tendency to be unfit and overweight is not only confined to humans, it can apply to dogs also. In fact, many vets are concerned about the growing number of obese dogs who are literally … Continue reading

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Feline Obesity

Not all fat cats are bankers! Vets estimate that 29% of family cats in the UK are obese. To classify as obese a cat’s body weight needs to exceed 20% of their ideal body weight. Cats whose body weight is 10% … Continue reading

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BMI or Condition Score?

A New Year, a new diet? At the start of every year filled with resolve or just tired of over indulgence following the festive season many of us declare ‘This is the year I’m losing the spare tyre!’ Unfortunately so … Continue reading

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