Owner Perceptions of Physical Activity and Diet in Overweight Dogs: A One Health Approach
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe owner perceptions of dogs’ physical activity and nutrition. Describe owner perceptions of dogs’ overweight status compared with veterinarian. Discuss One Health linkages between human and companion animal obesity.
Keyword(s): Veterinary Public Health, Weight Management
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have focused my career on behavioral factors of health. Through my work and academic research, I have developed a keen interest in the intersection of human health, environmental well-being, nutrition, and the built environment. By combining my current degree in history with one in public health, I work to empower populations to make proactive choices about their lifestyles. I am dedicated to finding alternatives for increased symbiosis between people, culture, and the environment.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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