TITLE

How prevalent is the overweight cat?

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Mike
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;12/1/2012, Vol. 171 Issue 22, p558
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the prevalence of overweight or obese cats in England. He cites the study by E. A. Courcier and colleagues which details an epidemiological research on the prevalence and risk factors for feline obesity in veterinary practice across the country. The author thinks that researchers need to understand the aetiopathogenesis and significance of the problem in order to manage obesity in pet cats.
ACCESSION #
84847607

 

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