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Obesity in labradors and golden retrievers
  1. Eleanor Raffan
  1. Metabolic Research Laboratories, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital B289, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
  1. e-mail: er311{at}

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BREED predispositions suggest that genetics are important in the development of obesity in dogs, mirroring the case in people where up to 70 per cent of an individual's tendency to become obese is due to heritable factors. The GOdogs Project …

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