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- Chapman, M.; Woods, G.R.T.; Ladha, C.; Westgarth, C.; German, A.J.
- The veterinary journal 2019 v.243 pp. 65-73
- body condition; dogs; low calorie diet; neck; obesity; pets; physical activity; randomized clinical trials; therapeutics; thorax; weight loss
- ... Canine obesity is usually managed with a combination of dietary caloric restriction and increasing physical activity, but no previous study has compared both of these strategies in a prospective randomised controlled trial. Thirteen overweight dogs (body condition score 6–9/9) were randomised to one of two interventions: dietary caloric restriction or physical activity. The dietary caloric restric ...