Carrying a few too many pounds around isn’t just a problem that affects humans; our pets are increasingly having weight issues too.
One in three vets say more than 50% of the dogs they treat are obese.
But help is at hand.
Meet Fit Fred. He’s a chubby golden retriever whose owner has made the decision to get him back on the path to health.
Fit Fred’s website has videos, tips and expert advice on how to help your furry friend shift the pooch podge.