Weight check with your pet - Here's how

Gewichts-Check mit deinem Haustier - So geht's

At most veterinary clinics, you can simply call and have your pet weighed on the scale for free. It might be difficult to go to the vet weekly to weigh your pet, though, so find a way to do the weight check at home every once in a while.

We all know how difficult it is to weigh a large pet, especially when your pet won't sit still. In this case, you should give your pet positive encouragement and maybe even give them some treats.

If you have a smaller dog or cat to carry, you can make it a little easier on yourself. With your pet in your arms, step onto the scale and write down the weight displayed. Then subtract your own body weight from the total weight to get your pet's weight. A similar alternative would be to place the dog or cat basket with the dog or cat on the scale and then subtract the weight of the basket from the total weight.

If you have a puppy or kitten, it's a good idea to introduce your pet to the scale early on so they learn how to behave on a scale. But you don't have to rely solely on manual weight recording.

Feniska develops an automatic weight tracker, the Feniska Base. You can simply use the Feniska Base under your pets' favorite furniture and the weight will be checked automatically. With the associated Feniska app, you always have an overview.

Do you want to keep track of your pet's weight now? Download the Feniska app from the App Store and tap on the yellow icon. Select the correct date, then manually enter your pet's weight. Then go to the Insights tab and see your pet's progress.

Check out the Feniska Base for dogs and cats here www.feniska.com

In addition, we recommend consulting your veterinarian before starting a weight loss program for your pet.

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