Portrayals of canine obesity in English-language newspapers and in leading veterinary journals, 2000-2009: implications for animal welfare organizations and veterinarians as public educators
Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M., Teows, L.
In industrialized societies, more than 1 in 3 dogs and people currently qualify as overweight or obese. Experts in public health expect both these figures to rise. Although clinical treatment remains important, so are public perceptions and social norms. This article presents a thematic analysis...
Owning the problem: media portrayals of overweight dogs and the shared determinants of the health of human and companion animal populations
Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M.