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Take-aways, biscuits, chips and even alcohol – are all fuelling an ongoing obesity crisis for UK pets. According to vet charity PDSA, more than 10 million pets are getting fatty treats, due to owners sharing their own unhealthy eating habits with their pets in a well-intentioned but misguided attempt to make them happy.

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Around 2.5 million dogs (one in three) and over two million cats (one in four) are currently overweight and, not only could they have their lives cut short, they will also have a drastically reduced quality of life in some cases.

 

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