Dog obesity: owner attitudes and behaviour.

  title={Dog obesity: owner attitudes and behaviour.},
  author={I. M. Bland and A Guthrie-Jones and Rebecca D. Taylor and John Hill},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  volume={92 4},
Animal (dog) factors that contribute to obesity are classified into three broad categories: genetic pre-disposition, reproductive management and dietary/exercise (human) management. This paper examined the latter-dietary/exercise (human) management. A quantitative analysis of questionnaire responses from dog owners and veterinarians was used to determine the routine care and obesity management strategies for dogs. A total of 550 questionnaires were distributed to dog owners in Victoria… CONTINUE READING