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Nobody would dispute that cats and dogs are the two most popular species of companion animals for humans. It is no wonder that dogs are often considered to be the best friends and adopted family members of human beings: They developed the high social ability to communicate with humans during the...

Author(s)
Saito, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2018, 68, 1, pp 77-88
Abstract

People who are overweight or have obesity are estimated to comprise 30% of the global population and up to 59% of companion dogs and cats are estimated to be above their optimal body weight. The prevalence of human and companion obesity is increasing. The direct and indirect costs of obesity and...

Author(s)
Bomberg, E.; Birch, L.; Endenburg, N.; German, A. J.; Neilson, J.; Seligman, H.; Takashima, G.; Day, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2017, 156, 4, pp 310-325