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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
Abstract

Approximately 55% of dogs and 53% of cats in the United States are considered overweight or obese. The domestication of dogs and cats and, more recently, their anthropomorphism, have drastically changed their environment and social behavior. A greater manifestation of chronic diseases is observed...

Author(s)
Godoy, M. R. C. de; Swanson, K. S.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2013, 91, 6, pp 2949-2964