Advances in the management of obesity in dogs

Ramsey, I.K. and Holden, S.L. (2009) Advances in the management of obesity in dogs. Veterinary Nursing Journal, 24(1), pp. 16-24.

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Abstract

This article gives a short overview of the management of obesity in dogs and tells you more about the recent introduction of anti-obesity drugs. It is the authors’ opinion that no weight control programme in a veterinary practice can succeed without the active help of veterinary nurses. This article will help you understand the important principles underlying such a programme and answer some questions about setting up such a programme in a practice.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ramsey, Professor Ian
Authors: Ramsey, I.K., and Holden, S.L.
Subjects:S Agriculture > SF Animal culture > SF600 Veterinary Medicine
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Veterinary Nursing Journal
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the BVNA
ISSN:1741-5349
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 BVNA
First Published:First published in Veterinary Nursing Journal 24(1):16-24
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the publisher

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