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ROYAL CANIN® Weight Management Clinic of the University of Liverpool is happy to enrol any overweight cats and dogs referred from their Veterinary Surgery, with or without other concurrent disease problems.

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Case Studies

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How to Refer

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Obesity Research


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About the clinic

In November 2004 the Small Animal Teaching Hospital at the University of Liverpool opened the ROYAL CANIN® Weight Management Clinic. This is a referral service available to dogs and cats that are overweight. By introducing the clinicin the North West, the first of its kind in Europe, we hope to increase the profile of the companion animal obesity condition. We enrol dogs and cats that are referred from their Veterinary Surgery with or without other concurrent diseases. The service is offered free of charge to those enrolled.

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