Canine obesity in Portugal: perceptions on occurrence and treatment determinants

@inproceedings{PayanCarreira2015CanineOI,
  title={Canine obesity in Portugal: perceptions on occurrence and treatment determinants},
  author={R Payan-Carreira and Teresa J Sargo and Maria Manuel Nascimento},
  year={2015}
}
Methods The “on-line” simplified questionnaire focused on the obesity prevalence and characterization of obese dogs, owner recognition and compliance to weight-loss plans, and contributing factors to the success of overweight control. Twenty-seven complete surveys were considered, covering veterinary hospitals (9) and practices (18), representing ≈32.500 dogs/year, in a male/female proportion close to 1.