Obese dog that ate Sunday roasts wins slimmer of year

Oscar the Spaniel weighed in at 3st 6lb - 80% over his ideal weight - and was at risk of serious health problems and a shortened life span.

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'Slimming' cocker spaniel sheds more than a stone

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.

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