2015 National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

2015 National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention will conduct our Tenth Annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey.

In order to do this, we need your help. On October 12, we are asking you to record simple information for each pet that you perform a routine examination on that day. How many pets and the detail of information you obtain is up to you. Obviously, more is better, but our goal is to determine more accurately the exact number of pets in the United States that are overweight or obese. Our past experience demonstrates that this should add no more than 1–2 minutes to your normal physical examination routine.

If you are interested, simply complete the form and we will contact you with handouts, instructions, and measuring tapes to complete the study. This study is independent of any and all corporate sponsorships or involvements. It is important that this study remain neutral to protect the integrity and interpretation of results. If you have any suggestions, questions, or concerns feel free to contact me directly: DrErnieWard@gmail.com or 910-620-5756.

Please help us in our fight against obesity.

Join the 2016 Study

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1392328881_pdf2016 Veterinary Clinic Study Instructions

1392328881_pdf2016 Clinic Study Data Form