Technology-enhanced weight-loss program in multiple-cat households: a randomized controlled trial

  title={Technology-enhanced weight-loss program in multiple-cat households: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Barr N Hadar and Kenneth J Lambrecht and Zvonimir Poljak and Jason B Coe and Elizabeth A Stone and Adronie Verbrugghe and Theresa Marie Bernardo},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={726 - 738}
Objectives The objectives of this study were to determine whether a technology-enhanced weight-loss program, using a home pet health technology ecosystem, is an effective tool in feline weight-loss management in multiple-cat households and to evaluate its impact on cat behavior. Methods The study was a prospective parallel unmasked block-randomized controlled trial comparing two weight loss intervention groups: (1) traditional group with dietary restriction alone (n = 9); (2) technology group… 
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