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N&H TOPLINE: Obese dogs helped by effective weight loss trials

Properly implemented weight loss program can successfully result in efficacious weight loss in dogs. Also, Texas Tech expands mission of Canine Olfaction Laboratory.

On average, overweight dogs lose an average of 11% of their bodyweight when enrolled on a weight loss trial, according to multi-center researchers who have conducted the largest international weight study in dogs.

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