PDSA’s “biggest loser”

A beagle that shed 34 per cent of its bodyweight in six months has been named PDSA’s “biggest loser” in the UK’s largest pet slimming competition. Alfie, from Middlesborough, once weigh 4st 10lbs (30kg) – 67 per cent over his ideal weight.

His teeth was at serious risk from excess weight, but after pounding the streets and cutting back on extra food, he lost a third of his bodyweight and wowed the Pet Fit Club judges. Alfie is now a much healthier 3st 1lb (19.7kg)