PDSA Animal Wellbeing
This Report looks primarily at the state of well-being of the nations pets. It is structured around owners’ knowledge and application of the Animal Welfare Acts 2006 and the five Welfare Needs that are enshrined within them. It highlights the areas of well-being that still require improvement.. for dogs this includes obesity and insufficient exercise. The Report also finds that 24% of dogs are left alone for more than 5 hours a day and 24% of owners did not see the puppy with its mother.