CAWGW launches joint guidance to keep pets happy and healthy

Monday 29th June 2020

Pet experts have come together to issue helpful guidance to Welsh pet owners on how to keep pets happy and healthy during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Pets are valuable family members who can provide comfort and companionship to people during this time.


The COVID-19 crisis has changed many pet owners’ daily routines which may in turn affect their pet’s routine, so this infographic provides advice to owners who are worried about how to care for their pet during this time, as well as helpful links to trusted content from expert animal welfare organisations.


Here are some of the helpful links:


Welsh Government advice for pet owners:

https://gov.wales/caring-animals-during-coronavirus-outbreak


Calorie counter for dogs:

https://www.pfma.org.uk/dog-calorie-calculator-nrc-method


Calorie counter for cats:

https://www.pfma.org.uk/cat-calorie-calculator-nrc-method


Help monitoring your pet’s weight:

https://www.pdsa.org.uk/taking-care-of-your-pet/looking-after-your-pet/all-pets/keep-your-pet-healthy


Help providing for your pet’s Five Welfare Needs:

https://www.pdsa.org.uk/taking-care-of-your-pet/looking-after-your-pet/all-pets/5-welfare-needs