(Picture: SWNS) Britain’s fattest dog, who grew to the size of a ‘pot-bellied pig’ after living on hamburgers, has finally found a home after losing nearly half of 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.
2. Extra Feeding by Family Members One of the most common reasons dog weight-loss plans fail is because not all of the humans in the dog’s life are on the same page.
The dog piled on weight because her previous owner, who was partially sighted, wasn’t able to take her for walks or give her any exercise. Steve takes Winston and Sugar out for four walks a day.
Courtesy of youcandothiskai/Facebook This time last year, Kai was living with a family who allowed the dog to gain more than double his ideal weight.
Bulging Borris the joint winner in Pet Fit Club contest (Image: PDSA) Lardy Labrador Sadie was 41 per cent over her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Slimline Sadie has lost almost two stone (Image: PDSA) Fat-busting Borris now weighs a trim 3st 4lbs (Image: PDSA) Owner Annmarie, 46, from Deal, Kent, described how Borris has become a different animal since embarking on his fitness regime.
Sadie lost a quarter of her starting weight (Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION)It’s the announcement we’ve waited all year for: which hardworking animal will win 2018’s Pet Slimmer of the Year award?
(Picture: Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio)Poor little Hamish has had a tough time, but things are looking up. (Picture: Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio)Hamish is currently being fostered to make sure he gets healthy, but soon he’ll be up for adoption.
A study by the University of Sydney has found that Labradors of certain colours have shorter life expectancies, and also suffer from more health problems. Breeders targeting this colour may therefore be more likely to breed only Labradors carrying the chocolate coat gene.
The big question was how much it takes to make cats lose weight, especially lazy neutered males?" asked Kelly Swanson, a professor in the department of animal sciences."It turns out you have to keep reducing their food intake because they're not very active.
If you have an obese dog or obese cat, you’ll likely need to put in place a combination of dietary, behavioral and environmental changes to help your pet lose weight.