Body weight is a really important part of staying fit, healthy and mobile. When doing an initial assessment of mobility we will always look at body weight, to see if the patient is carrying more weight on their joints than they should, or if they are too thin and therefore possible don't have the energy and nutrition needed for successful healing.
Hills have just produced 2 videos to help owners do their own dog or cats body condition scoring. The score is a simple 1-5 and only requires your hands and eyes.
So have a look!