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Join our pet Waist Watchers Club

As many as 40-50% of pets in the UK are overweight and obesity is associated with many serious health problems such as arthritis, heart disease and liver disease to name but as few.

At Pet Care, we run a Waist Watchers Club to provide help to any of our clients who have questions or problems with an overweight pet. This information is provided to our clients as part of our continuing commitment to improve health.

Our Pet Nutrition Advisers who run the clinics are always happy to give advice on all aspects of your pet’s dietary needs. The practice stocks a range of specially diets to aid with your pet’s weight loss if adjustments to the normal diet are unsuccessful. These are available in a tin, pouch or biscuit form.

We recommend that all pets that are on a diet have their weight checked at regular intervals – normally every two-four weeks. This is a good opportunity for you to discuss your pet’s progress with our pet nutrition advisors. Waist Watchers appointments can be booked at reception and are COMPLEMENTARY.

Reward your pet with cuddles, games and going for walks rather than with food. If you feel the need to reward with treats, you can either give some from your pet’s daily allowance or you could give raw fruit/vegetables. Encourage your pets to play more and therefore us up more energy. We recommend a re visit to the surgery for a re-weigh every three to four weeks.

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