Britain’s heaviest moggie? Fat Cat Pompom becomes pet fitness cheerleader

Britain’s heaviest moggie? Fat Cat Pompom becomes pet fitness cheerleader

He has to walk for his dry food from one room to the other and I hope it will help him to be slim before spring time.” Pompom with owner Joanna Klosowska (Image: PDSA) Pompom tips the scales at more than 21lb - twice the weight of a healthy cat (Image: PDSA) Mrs Klosowska put Pompom on a diet after receiving advice from vets at the PDSA.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

To learn more about how exactly cats went from living in the wild, to becoming our pets, to their current celebrity status , we teamed up with Purina in search of answers to cat owners’ most pressing questions about feline evolution.

3 Impulse-Control Activities to Calm Down a Dog

3 Impulse-Control Activities to Calm Down a Dog

Once the dog bowl is on the ground, say “take it” and let your dog enjoy his food. Once your dog has released the toy, hold it at your chest level and ask the dog to sit.

Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

She reached her 5lb goal a year into her diet, and Allison says ‘her vet is super happy with her at the moment.’ What Bertha looks like now (Picture : Allison Hackett /SWNS.COM) She continues, ‘Now she can go up and down the stairs, she can stand on her hind legs, she can run around.

Hill's Pet Nutrition recalls canned dog food that led to deaths of beloved pets

Hill's Pet Nutrition recalls canned dog food that led to deaths of beloved pets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Hill’s Pet Nutrition voluntarily recalled some canned dog food because of excessive levels of vitamin D, which can lead to serious illness and death.

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

Some pet parents try to encourage their cats to drink more water by refreshing the bowl throughout the day, but this can be hard if you’re away from home much.

Pudgy pug who weighs MORE THAN A TODDLER made pin-up for pet weight-loss club

Pudgy pug who weighs MORE THAN A TODDLER made pin-up for pet weight-loss club

Podgy pug Sugar is double her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Twelve-year old Sugar piled on the pounds by not getting enough exercise but she has now been selected for the PDSA’s famous Pet Fit Club to help her fight the flab.

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

Emaciated cat dumped like rubbish (Image: RSPCA) The young ginger cat was so skinny that almost every bone could be seen protruding from his body.

Miracle dog survives DEADLY -20C snows after being lost in the snow for TWO WEEKS

Miracle dog survives DEADLY -20C snows after being lost in the snow for TWO WEEKS

Old Lady the St Bernard trapped in woods for 17 days (Image: Ruff Start Rescue/Facebook) Old Lady has already endured the torment of spending much of her life on a puppy breeding farm but fortitude and strong will has seen her survive this greatest challenge.

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Pets teach us a lot—like how to live in the moment—but the most popular response from pet parents polled was patience. Most pet parents polled said their pet’s bedtime ritual consists of sweet snuggles and spooning, whether with their humans or their toys.

9 Pet Product Essentials to Care for Small Dog Breeds

9 Pet Product Essentials to Care for Small Dog Breeds

“Sometimes they have even more stamina than larger dogs.” A collar appropriately sized for small dogs will help keep your petite pet from accidentally getting loose and possibly prevent a lost pup.

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

If your dog is overweight, a dog weight-loss plan can help your pup lose unhealthy pounds of body fat.

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Environmental experts have long recommended insects as a relatively sustainable food source that could help end world hunger and reduce the damaging environmental impact of meat production.

Training Your Dog to Stay Calm Around His Dog Bowl

Training Your Dog to Stay Calm Around His Dog Bowl

( Note : Do not attempt to hand feed your dog if he has a history of aggressive behavior, e.g. snapping, lunging, biting.) Next, lower the bowl again, praise and hand feed while your dog remains sitting, and so on, until you can lower the bowl all the way to the floor.

Killer compost warning after dogs nearly die eating rotting potatoes

Killer compost warning after dogs nearly die eating rotting potatoes

Cleo (bottom) and Cobi who are on the mend after being rushed to an animal hospital (Picture: PA) Senior PDSA vet Andrew Hunt said of the incident: ‘As foods rot, the mould that occurs can produce compounds called mycotoxins.

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. Too often, vets have to work with a pet parent's limited budget, meaning they might not be able to follow the ideal medical protocol.

Clean Eating Goes to the Dogs with Nutro’s ‘Feed Clean’ Diets

Clean Eating Goes to the Dogs with Nutro’s ‘Feed Clean’ Diets

“Increasingly, consumers have started extending their own food philosophies onto their pets, choosing options that reflect the same growing trends in human food, such as no added preservatives and non-GMO ingredients,” Beach says.

Top 10 Essentials to Donate to Help Pet Shelters This Winter

Top 10 Essentials to Donate to Help Pet Shelters This Winter

As you shop for stocking stuffers for friends and family, it’s a great time to give back and help pet shelters by picking up much-needed items, like dog food, cat food and cat litter.

Dachshund Fights off Burglar and Goes Missing

Dachshund Fights off Burglar and Goes Missing

Evan Greathouse, Ollie’s pet parent wasn’t home at the time of the break in; it was just Ollie, Greathouse’s fiancé and Heinz, another Dachshund in the apartment located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Ollie had two animal rescue groups looking for him: Dachshund Rescue of Bucks County and Ruby the Lost Greyhound.

Types of Prescription Pet Foods for Dogs and Cats

Types of Prescription Pet Foods for Dogs and Cats

Diet is a huge part of the program, and veterinarians typically recommend prescription foods for pets with kidney disease. Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew canned cat food provides all of the above as well as omega-3 fatty acids to combat inflammation.

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