Pet dog Oscar wins PDSA slimmer award
A podgy pooch has shed more than a third of his body weight to become an award-winning pet.
Oscar, a spaniel, once tipped the scales at 3st 6lb (21kg) - 80% above his ideal weight - due to too many Sunday dinners and leftovers.
But after walks left him out of breath, his Wolverhampton owner, June Lawrence, knew things had to change.
Now, after hydrotherapy sessions and a diet, Oscar is PDSA vets' slimmer of the year at a healthy 2st 1lb (13kg).
Mrs Lawrence's daughter, Karen Allen, said: "He is a completely different dog now - like a puppy again.
"People don't recognise him... read more
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