TITLE

Are your clients committed?

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Apr2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p4S
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips that will help pet owners achieve the ideal weight of their dogs and cats. Pet owners are advised to evaluate the diet of their pets and engage them in regular exercise programs. They are encourage to perform pharmaceutical intervention if needed and to set up a new plan to maintain the ideal body weight of their pets.
ACCESSION #
32997686

 

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