Nose jobs and facelifts were once the preserve of Hollywood A-listers and ageing celebrities. However new figures show that Britons are spending millions of pounds a year on plastic surgery for their pets.
According to the UK’s largest pet insurance provider, claims worth £1.5m were paid out in 2010 for nose surgery on cats and dogs, an increase of 25 per cent over the last three years.
Petplan also paid out over £1m for eye-lid lifts on young dogs and almost a quarter of a million pounds for dental work on household pets.
The company said that the rise in cosmetic surgery allows animals to live “healthier and more active lives”….