Animal lovers are being warned that plying their pets with human food is causing them to balloon in weight.Read the full story ›
Oscar the Spaniel hit a whopping 3st 6lb - 80% over his ideal weight - and faced serious health problems and a shortened life span.Read the full story ›
A cocker spaniel from Wolverhampton has been praised for his weight-loss efforts after shedding more than a stone.
Oscar lost almost 40% of his bodyweight in just six months thanks to a rigorous exercise regime and improved diet.
His weight has dropped from 3st 6lb (22kg) to a more modest 2st 1lb (13kg).
- Footage from veterinary charity PDSA.
Dog owners who have failed to microchip and register their canine companions will face fines of up to £500 from tomorrow.Read the full story ›
A family's pet dog, which went missing seven years ago, has been found safe and well in Warwickshire.Read the full story ›
West Midlands are the second highest offenders for feeding their pets 'toxic' human chocolate.Read the full story ›
Following the latest PAW report looking into animal welfare, the PDSA findings say animal welfare is lowest for pets in the West Midlands.Read the full story ›
A former rescue dog has been crowned the pet slimming champion of the year after shedding a third of her bodyweight.Read the full story ›
The vet charity, PDSA, will announce the winners of a Pet Fit Club competition today, and two of the runners-up are from Derby.
Mizzy the bull mastiff has lost two stone in weight and Prince the cat has lost centimetres from his waist.
Thousands of pets in the West Midlands are in danger of becoming more aggressive, overweight and prone to illness than ever before.Read the full story ›