A veterinary practice in Cumbria has become one of only 10 free, accredited pet weight management centres in the UK.
The Paragon practice in Dalston is leading a push to get podgy pets to slim down.
Meet some of the pets at the centre:
Alfie was obese, but is now an ideal weight:
Dodger is a spaniel cross and still needs to lose a kilogram before he's the ideal weight:
Chubby cat Polly is also going to the centre. She's lost 0.7kg since November, but still has more than one kilogram to go:
Since September last year, around 50 pets have been helped at Paragon, all of which have been having problems because of their weight.