It’s easy to overdo the treats at home and you might not be aware just how much of an impact these treats are having on your pet’s weight.

Keep this calorie translator in mind when you are having trouble saying ‘no’ to those adorable eyes!

For the average 5kg cat:

  • A 30g piece of cheese is equivalent to a human eating 2.5 hamburgers
  • One potato chip is equivalent to a human eating ½ a hamburger
  • A glass of milk is equivalent to an human eating 3 hamburgers! (plus cats can’t digest the lactose in cow’s milk)

For the 10kg dog:

  • A 30g piece of cheese is equivalent to a human eating 1.5 hamburgers
  • A sweet biscuit is equivalent to a human eating 1 hamburger
  • One sausage is equivalent to a human eating 2.5 hamburgers!

We have plenty of pet friendly treats available that are light on calories so drop in and ask us for a recommendation.