Canine obesity: is there a difference between veterinarian and owner perception?

G A White, P Hobson-West, K Cobb, J Craigon, R Hammond, K M Millar

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Abstract

The overall aim of this study was to examine the nature of the relationship between dog-ownership and canine obesity, explored in two cohorts of overweight/obese or non-overweight dogs (n=125). This paper concentrates on the owners' perception of dog weight.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)622-6
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Small Animal Practice
Volume52
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Bibliographical note

© 2011 British Small Animal Veterinary Association.

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Obesity
  • Questionnaires
  • Dog Diseases
  • Humans
  • Great Britain
  • Body Weight
  • Perception
  • Adult
  • Cohort Studies
  • Veterinarians
  • Dogs
  • Middle Aged
  • Ownership
  • Female
  • Male

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