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|Title: ||No more fat pets : canine and feline obesity, how to win|
|Authors: ||Estra, Tara|
|Keywords: ||Dogs -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects|
Cats -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects
|Issue Date: ||2-Apr-2003|
|Series/Report no.: ||Senior seminar paper|
Seminar SF610.1 2003 E88
|Abstract: ||Obesity is the most common form of malnutrition in cats and dogs in the United States. It is estimated that 35 - 40 % of cats and 25 - 35% of dogs are obese. As in the market for human weight loss programs, there are multiple approaches to weight loss in dogs and cats. A
study conducted at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals in 2001 determined an effective obesity management program involves a total wellness program comprised of three key factors as outlined in the Estra Diet Plan: an appropriate feeding regimen, an exercise program, and behavior modification for both the pet and the owner.|
|Description: ||Senior seminar (D.V.M.) -- Cornell University, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 15-16).|
|Appears in Collections:||Senior Seminars|
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