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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).
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Animal lovers are being warned that plying their pets with human food is causing them to balloon in weight.
Oscar the Spaniel hit a whopping 3st 6lb - 80% over his ideal weight - and faced serious health problems and a shortened life span.