Obesity is a condition that can be defined as an excess of body fat that is enough to impair health, welfare and quality of life.
Obese pets have a reduced quality of life. They are less willing to play and exercise, and many go on to develop medical conditions linked to their weight.
The House Vet is committed to raising awareness of the rising problem of pet obesity for the benefit of our pets and their owners. We are also committed to providing pet owners with the information you need to help your pets stay a healthy shape and weight.
Bonfire night signals the start of the main fireworks season with Christmas and New Year celebrations following on close behind. Although great to watch, fireworks are very frightening and stressful for many of our beloved pets. The distress your pet goes through, caused by the flashes and bangs, may present itself in various ways. Things like shivering, restlessness, chewing, vomiting and hiding are common. See our October newsletter for further advice.