Disease prevalence among dogs and cats in the United States and Australia and proportions of dogs and cats that receive therapeutic diets or dietary supplements.

  title={Disease prevalence among dogs and cats in the United States and Australia and proportions of dogs and cats that receive therapeutic diets or dietary supplements.},
  author={Lisa M. Freeman and Sarah K. Abood and Andrea J. Fascetti and Linda M. Fleeman and Kathryn E. Michel and Dorothy P. Laflamme and C. Bauer and Brona L E Kemp and Janine R Van Doren and Kristina N Willoughby},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={229 4},
OBJECTIVE To estimate disease prevalence among dogs and cats in the United States and Australia and proportions of dogs and cats that receive therapeutic diets or dietary supplements. DESIGN Telephone survey. Sample Population-Dog and cat owners located in 5 geographic areas. PROCEDURES A telephone survey was administered to dog and cat owners. RESULTS Of 18,194 telephone calls that were made, 1,104 (6%) were to individuals who owned at least 1 dog or cat and agreed to participate… 

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