Get your dog on the right track

MARS Petcare has produced a new app to help owners deal with dog obesity.Research carried out at the

Pedigree app Beano and Sarah Feb 15

University of Nottingham for the company suggests the problem is getting worse, with 43% of the UK’s dog population  now overweight.

The free Pedigree Tracks app is designed to give owners a simple and effective tool to understand their dog’s exercise and nutrition.

“It’s often confusing to know when, what and how to care for your dog,” said Jo Ladbrook, dog portfolio director at Pedigree. “This is why we’ve created the free Pedigree Tracks App as it helps to eliminate the confusion.”

The app is available to download for free on iPhone, Android and Windows mobile devices.