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History A 6.5-kg 11-week-old sexually intact male German Shepherd Dog was referred for evaluation of acute increased respiratory rate and effort. The dog had also exhibited slow weight gain and occasional regurgitation since adoption 2 weeks

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stimulating cutaneous mechanoreceptors that are sensitive to deeper pressure 13 and also muscle spindles and Golgi tendon organs that sense the effects of the added weight especially at takeoff. The motor response involves increased concentric activity in the

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amount of weight bearing. 6,7 Objectively, the percentage of BW placed on each limb at a stance can be evaluated with force plate analysis. 8 A study 9 of dogs undergoing hip joint surgery found that the percentage of BW carried by each limb is a valid

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pertaining to the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis is that excessive body weight causes additional mechanical stress on joints, thus promoting their degeneration. 13 Treatment of obesity is based on a restriction of caloric intake. Restricting calories to 60

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definition of cachexia in humans is loss of 5% of body weight within the previous 1 year along with functional and inflammatory changes. 5 However, because muscle loss may be hidden by gains in fat mass or fluid, and muscle loss begins very gradually, the

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weight. 9 A study 10 exploring veterinary professionals’ perceptions of pet weight–related communication in practice found that many did indicate that they may avoid an obesity-related conversation with some clients, and the majority acknowledged the

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likely multifactorial in origin. 8 Risk factors for CrCL deficiency may include excessive body weight, stifle joint conformation, and integrity of the CrCL. 8,9 As body weight increases, CrCL loading likely increases, which leads to ligament fatigue and

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transfer status 24 hours after parturition was found to have an indirect effect on MDG and weaning weight because of the effect of FPT on calf morbidity rate. To the authors' knowledge, the predictive value of passive transfer status for preweaning growth

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objectives of the study reported here were to evaluate the MSU method for inducing arthritis in Hispaniolan parrots, as determined by use of a weight-bearing load test designed for use in perching avian species; to develop and quantify a species

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