The Independent - Vets installing heavy lifting equipment due to the rise in number of obese cats and dogs

Posted on 10 August, 2020

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Due to a rise in obesity amongst cats and dogs, most commonly Pugs, Boxers, Golden retrievers, German shepherds, Spaniels and Staffordshire bull terriers, vets are having to install heavy lifting equipment, to avoid pulled muscles or back problems, due to the rise in number of obese cats and dogs, according to a survey of 2,100 pet owners and vets, conducted by Direct Line pet insurance.

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To find out more on this, in addition to a few simple checks from RSPCA you can make to check if your pet is overweight, please visit The Independent - for the insightful article written by Sarah Young, @sarah_j_young.


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