Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

But, Wolfgang uses it more for self-care.“He seems to like floating in the pool more than exercising,” McManis said."We had a real special connection with Wolfgang and really wanted to see him reach his weight loss," McManis said.

Bruey the labrador has lost 2.5 stone after he got a little chunky

Bruey the labrador has lost 2.5 stone after he got a little chunky

Veterinary nurse Amy Hood from White Cross Vets has worked tirelessly with owner Mary Hughes and Petpals dog walker Paul Yates, to achieve the impressive transformation.Paul Yates, from Petpals, said: ‘I have been just as determined as Amy to support Mary in helping Bruey to lose weight.

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Describing the accident, which occurred in December on an annual duck hunt with friends and family near Eagle Lake, west of Jackson, Branch, from Monroe, Louisiana, said it was not until he saw the hole in the car that he realized what had happened.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

A security guard confronted us and said the centre had a no dog policy and asked that we leave immediately (Photo: Laura Radford)Working guide dogs have been around for decades in Britain, but misunderstanding of the support they give to blind and partially-sighted people still lurks.

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

The most common form is cutaneous leishmaniasis, which presents in skin lesions and ulcers, and crops up in the Americas, Mediterranean basin, Middle East and Central Asia.leishmaniasis human symptoms include lesions and ulcers (Image: GETTY)According to PetMD, there are different categories of symptoms which dogs show when they contract the parasite.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

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.

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.

Photographer captures people’s heartbreaking final moments with their pets

Photographer captures people’s heartbreaking final moments with their pets

Olesya cries out after she is told her dog, Sam, is dead (Picture: Ross Taylor) The loss of a pet is a pain that’s difficult to put into words. Anyone who has loved a pet will feel the raw emotion of Last Moments, a photo series by Ross Taylor .

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.

2018's pet slimmers of the year are spaniel Borris and chunky Labrador Sadie

2018's pet slimmers of the year are spaniel Borris and chunky Labrador Sadie

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?

Dog food recalled due to toxic levels of vitamin D

Dog food recalled due to toxic levels of vitamin D

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a recall of several brands of dog food over concerns they could contain toxic amounts of vitamin D. Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

Overweight Labrador loses over a stone using doggy Fitbit

Overweight Labrador loses over a stone using doggy Fitbit

Harvey, pictured here before his weight loss, has managed to shift 10kg (PA Real Life/Collect)After her doggy dieting success, Beth is now keen to pass on her experience to other people with overweight pets.

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

“Linda’s family had lived on their farm outside Oso for five generations,” said USA TODAY. While nothing can fix the sorrow felt by the families involved, finding Buddy is a bright spot in a weekend filled with loss.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Errin started her Chewy journey in January 2018 as a customer service representative. Working in customer service, you do encounter a lot of people who have lost their pet and they have to cancel their autoship or they have to make a return.

The secret to… helping children cope with the death of a pet

The secret to… helping children cope with the death of a pet

A much loved animal is a member of the family – how the loss is handled will help children deal with their grief The death of a pet can bring you closer, as children realise their parents are also sad.

The purrfect diet for your fat cat

The purrfect diet for your fat cat

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.

Two dogs tie the knot in a wedding ceremony at a care home

Two dogs tie the knot in a wedding ceremony at a care home

(Picture: Ethan Allen Residence/SWNS.COM)Boy wore a collar and bow tie and ate dog treats during the vows as 80 guests, most of whom were residents at the home, cheered them on.

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