A Bulldog from Walsall, who feasts on ice creams, has been selected for the a pet fit club competition.
Eight-year-old Missi weighs almost 7 stone (43.8kg) and has arthritis - she's 75% over the healthy weight limit.
She is fed full sized ice creams from the ice cream van by her owner, 28-year-old Gemma Slattery.
She will compete against eight other fat cats and dogs from across the UK, in the PDSA Pet Fit Club competition.
The American Bulldog needs to lose three stone over the next six months.
Owner, Gemma, says that her love of ice cream and human food has meant the pounds have piled on over the years: