According to the PDSA Animal Wellbeing report, an estimated 18 million+ dogs, cats and rabbits are being fed unsuitable diets, despite owners knowing about the health risks. Obesity and a lack of health care are major problems.
They warn approx. 11 million pets in the UK have not been vaccinated or neutered resulting in a “serious” risk of developing potentially fatal illnesses.
See the full report – PDSA
Source BBC 12 Nov 2012