Oct 22, 2021 8:04:01 PM
In this blog, we will explore the often uncomfortable and increasingly worryingly subject of pet obesity. For your and your pet’s benefit this article covers:
The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), works with many pet nutrition experts who have helped create a set of tools and resources to help owners support the healthy weight management of their pets.
1. Start with Marisa and her very quick guide on how to use the PFMA’s Size-O-Meter (below) to help monitor your pet’s size and weight:
2. Next, download or view the relevant Size-O-Meter from the options below:
Top Tip: Get the whole family involved to ensure success. Use the ‘Weight and body condition’ and ‘Food diary’ posters to track your progress, use the ‘Did you know’ poster to help educate your family and ask them to buy-in to the process by signing the ‘Family pledge’ poster!
Energy requirements vary considerably between individual dogs, even between siblings kept under the same conditions! This wide variation between individual animals can be driven by differences in age, breed, body condition, activity level and so on. Our tool will proved you with a good starting point to help you understand how to make a better feeding choice for your pet.
Price per day calculator
We believe in delivering value. As we do not do 'shrinkflation', or cut corners on raw materials, or cheat by adding inappropriate filler ingredients, we recognise that our big bag prices can appear, to some, as intimidating at first glance. So, let us help you take comfort in how little it will cost to feed your beloved furry friend.
Food finder tool
The food you choose plays a huge part in keeping your pet healthy and happy. By feeding Trophy you are making an ‘Excellent’ choice. Whilst nothing will beat a free consultation with one of our independently qualified Nutritional Advisers, our Food Finder Tool will take you on an exploratory journey to what we believe will be a great decision!
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