openPR Logo
Press release

Free guide launched to help pet owners combat obesity in dogs

06-22-2017 06:15 PM CET | Fashion, Lifestyle, Trends

Press release from: Marsden Weighing Group

Keep your dog fit and healthy guide

Keep your dog fit and healthy guide

Weighing scales manufacturer Marsden has launched a free downloadable guide to help pet owners combat animal obesity.

According to the 2014 PDSA Animal Welfare report, one in three dogs in the UK are currently overweight.

The guide, titled ‘Keep Your Dog Fit & Healthy’, includes diet tips, causes of obesity and the negative effects obesity can have on a pet. It can be downloaded from Marsden’s website.

Marsden Managing Director, Richard Black, said: “The PDSA has described obesity as ‘the number one issue facing vets’ - and research by Marsden has found that 58% of pets could be overweight.

“Obesity in pets can lead to diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, cancer and reduced life expectancy. We can all do more to protect the welfare of our animals, and the free guide can help.”

Marketing Manager, David Smith, added: “As a leading veterinary equipment supplier, our relationship with vets has meant we have been able to witness the pet obesity epidemic first hand - and we have been taken aback by what we have found.

“Every vet we have spoken to for the guide has recommended weighing out pet food before every meal to reduce calorie intake. It is also important to speak to your vet if you are concerned about their weight.”

The free guide can be downloaded from: http://www.marsden-weighing.co.uk/index.php/blog/blog/2017/06/20/help-reduce-pet-obesity-download-new-free-guide-healthy-dog/




Ends

David Smith
Marsden Weighing Group
t: 01709 364296
e: david@marsdengroup.co.uk

For over 90 years, both the UK medical profession and British industry have relied on Marsden for reliability, accuracy and value for money. Today, you’ll find Marsden weighing scales around the world, from the United States to Africa - and we’re now proud to be able to meet just about any weighing need.

Unit 1, Genesis Business Park, Sheffield Road, Rotherham, S60 1DX

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Free guide launched to help pet owners combat obesity in dogs here

News-ID: 592772 • Views: 579

More Releases from Marsden Weighing Group

‘Revolutionary’ weighing scale will have ‘huge benefits for patient outcom …
A ‘revolutionary’ new weighing scale, invented by an NHS nurse and the first of its type in the world, will have ‘huge benefits’ for patients, according to a member of the senior team at NHS Lanarkshire. The Patient Transfer Scale, which will be launched later this year, is designed to weigh immobile patients faster and more easily than current solutions. An accurate weight reading is important when drug dosages need to
New guide aims to help waste management companies avoid ‘heavy’ fines
UK-based weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden Group, has launched a new white paper aimed at supporting waste management businesses in meeting weighing legislation. The waste management industry is heavily regulated, in order to minimise or eliminate the dispersal of waste materials into the environment. The legislation states that records should be kept relating to the weight of waste materials handled. Michael McLarnon of ISL Waste Management and a contributor to the white paper,
Marsden’s first fully waterproof pallet truck scale can be built to customer s …
British weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group has launched its first fully waterproof pallet truck scale - and it can be built bespoke to customers’ needs. The stainless steel PT-450 is IP68 rated, and Marsden say it’s been built with some of the most challenging environments in mind. The PT-450 is a result of enquiries from customers, who wanted a pallet truck scale that could be used outside or in damp environments,
New free guide for weighing young people aims to help combat childhood obesity
British weighing scales manufacturer Marsden Group has launched a new free guide with the aim of highlighting the importance of weighing young children and reducing childhood obesity. The guide strives to make the weighing process clear, safe and easy to follow. It covers areas from preparing to weigh, carrying out the procedure and recording the weight reading afterwards. A Government report in 2016, reported in the Daily Mail, found more than one

All 5 Releases


More Releases for PDSA

Which Model is Best for Your Facility, Six Sigma, Kaizen or Lean?
Do you have questions about the leading methods for improving factory productivity, quality, and efficiency — Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma? We take a look at how each of these models came to be, which principles they use to solve problems, and which ones are best suited for your factory operations. The sheer volume and variety of high-quality consumer and industrial products we enjoy every day —