TITLE

Fat Cats, Plump Pups

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Know Your World Extra;11/7/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the obesity problems among pets in the U.S. Prevalence of obesity in pets according to the study by the National Research Council; Solution to the obesity problem.
ACCESSION #
11205977

 

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