Five-year longitudinal study on limited food consumption and development of osteoarthritis in coxofemoral joints of dogs.

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OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of limited food intake on frequency and severity of osteoarthritis in coxofemoral joints of labrador Retrievers. DESIGN Dogs were paired according to gender and body weight, within each litter at 8 weeks of age. One dog of each pair was fed ad libitum. The limit-fed pairmate was fed 75% of the amount eaten the previous day… (More)

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@article{Kealy1997FiveyearLS, title={Five-year longitudinal study on limited food consumption and development of osteoarthritis in coxofemoral joints of dogs.}, author={Richard D Kealy and Dennis F. Lawler and Joan M. Ballam and Griet Lust and G. K. Smith and Darryl N Biery and S E Olsson}, journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association}, year={1997}, volume={210 2}, pages={222-5} }