Lily had difficulty breathing and moving, and even had sores on her belly because of how it dragged on the floor as she walked (Picture: RSPCA / SWNS.COM)An over-fed and under-exercised dog who was so chunky she looked like a ‘balloon on legs’ has been rehomed by the RSPCA.
Weighing your dog’s food can help you regulate their weight (Picture: Getty Images)Use feeding guidelines as a starting point for how much to feed your dog, but you might need to change food type or the amount you feed to maintain a healthy weight as your dog gets older, or depending on how much activity they get.
The average dog has put on half a stone during the course of the pandemic (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)The average dog has put on almost half a stone since the pandemic began with pets in London gaining the most weight, new research suggests.
Bertha was too big to walk, so Meredith started her off on an underwater treadmill (Picture: PA Real Life) With the vet agreeing Bertha could not undergo surgery to fix her leg until her weight was under control, Meredith devised a weight loss programme, supported by gentle exercise and thyroid medication.
In 2016 he lost 40% of his weight (Picture: Shaun Fellows /PDSA/Caters News) ‘I do allow him a little treat, especially with being back at home more.
Although furry friends are pampered throughout the year by their parents- this Valentine’s Day- they are in for umpteen kisses, gifts, cute candlelight dinner and more.“My baby Ken will get a gift hamper which will have his new eating bowl, a fancy collar, a bed, chewy and soft toys.
The news of two pet Rottweilers mauling a 58-year-old worker to death in a farm near Chidambaram, in Cuddalore district, last week has sent shock waves through people.Manoj Poovanniyil of the kennel, Rottweiler Chennai, says, “Every dog and breed is different and people should do their homework thoroughly before taking them home.
According to shelter homes, pet adoptions – especially for indie dogs – have risen in the second half of the pandemic, though abandonment still continues.Adoptions on rise Since July-Aug. Kaveri Rana Bhardwaj, President, People For Animals (PFA) Gautam Buddh Nagar, says that while abandonment cases rose amid the pandemic initially, adoptions have increased now.
The 16-year-old dog was so unfit she had to be carried on her walks (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘Initially, I spoilt her with treats and more treats until I started to actually note how she wasn’t really living a quality life.
Tanya didn’t realise how easy it was to make her own dog food (Picture: @ember_and_rufus / CATERS NEWS)We’re all looking for ways we can cut back at the moment – especially with Christmas just around the corner .
Months of staying home, bingeing over food and cooped-up on a sofa with their parents to watch OTT platforms has resulted in weight gain, laziness and a gloomy state of mind.With a bag of chips, snacks, biscuits and more unhealthy food to munch on, pets are faced with a new challenge- to lose weight.
Hence, we thought of listing down a few safety tips that every dog owner should keep in mind when they buy a new toy for their dogs.Either way, you must avoid buying an inappropriately sized toy for your dog.
(Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)‘Skylar eats absolutely everything, and it’s very difficult to say no when she gives you those puppy-dog eyes.Skylar has joined the PDSA Pet Fit Club (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Mandy said: ‘Skylar just loves to snack.
Lulu before her weight loss (Picture: SWNS)Lulu the nine-year-old Rottweiler could hardly move and experienced pain in her back legs when she tipped the scales at 9st 10lbs.Owner Gill Jones, a 66-year-old grandmother of six, said: ‘She was a rescue dog and was born with a problem with her genes.
Jasper before his weight loss, in the photo that inspired owner Chloe to make a change (Picture: Dilantha Dissanayake / Mercury Press)Snack-loving sausage dog Jasper has managed to lose a third of his body weight after a photo his owner posted on Instagram made her realise just how many pounds he had piled on.