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Congratulations on taking the first step to ensuring your pet’s weight is maintained to ensure a longer, healthier life!

Obesity in our pets is a growing epidemic in Ireland. Classified as disease, obesity can lead to further health complications like cardio-respiratory problems, diabetes and arthritis. It may also limit a pet’s ability and will reduce you pet’s life expectancy.

If your dog or cat becomes obese, long-term veterinary care and supervision will be needed to reduce weight and manage ancillary illness.

At Petmania, we are committed to helping pet owners, like you, manage their pet’s diet throughout their life-stages. Once a week, for the next eight weeks, we will send you an email with help and advice on the next steps on your pet’s journey to a sustainable and healthy body condition score.

Follow the links below to find our online toolkit for helping you to assess and manage your dog or cat’s weight.

Know Your Pet’s Score!

The Body Condition Score is a 0-9 scale that allows you to monitor your dog or cat’s body condition to determine whether or not she is at a healthy size and weight. Veterinarian Carol Doyle shows you how to check your dog or cat‘s BCS at home in these videos.

For more information about interpreting your pet’s body condition score, and what to do next, click on the links above.

Choose the Right Food for Your Pet

A healthy diet is essential to ensuring your dog or cat‘s on-going good health. During your Operation TransPAWmation journey, we will share advice on choosing the right food, feeding the right amount, and limiting treats, with expert advice from Veterinary Carol Doyle, and our team of in-store Pet Care Advisors.


Dog looking sad lying down next to a bowl of food on a wooden floor

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Cleaning Your Dog's Teeth and Their Dental Care We all want our dogs to be as healthy and as comfortable as possible. From feeding them the right foods, to bringing them out on walks and taking them to the vet, we do everything we can to ensure our beloved four legged friends are in the best shape. But do you know how to clean your dog's teeth and give them a proper dental care routine? It's one thing that can...


How to spot fleas on your dog or cat

How to Spot Fleas on Your Dog or Cat – and how to get rid of them! Fleas are tiny yet nasty bugs that like to live in your pet’s coat and feed off his blood from sucking it through the skin. Doesn’t sound too great does it? In this blog post we’re going to help you spot the signs of fleas on your dog or cat, show you how to get rid of them, and stop them from coming...

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How to Brush Your Curly Haired Dog’s Coat Curly coated dogs, like the name suggest, have short tight curls all over their body. Breeds like the Bichon Frise, Poodle and Airedale Terrier all have coats like this. There is a common misconception that curly coated dog's don't shed, but this isn't true - all dogs that have hair will shed, so regular brushing will take out the dead hairs, protecting your dog from potential matting, and helping to reduce the...

Posted By Post Date: 26 February 2021
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