Deadly diets and lazy lifestyles are fuelling an obesity time-bomb for East Midlands pets, warns vet charity PDSA.Read the full story ›
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.