APOP

(redirected from Association for Pet Obesity Prevention)
AcronymDefinition
APOPAuthenticated Post Office Protocol
APOPAssociation for Pet Obesity Prevention (est. 2005)
APOPAuthentication Post Office Protocol (Qualcomm)
APOPAdvanced Purchase Order Processing
APOPAdvanced Product Quality Planning
APOPAuthorized Patient Online Purchasing (physician service)
APOPAlternate Point of Presence (telecommunications)
APOPAutomated Program Operating Plan
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According to APOP (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention), the rate of obesity among pets has increased in the past few years.
(Some 54 percent of dogs are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention.)
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 54% of dogs in the country are considered overweight or obese.
"We have a problem -- almost all of American pets are overweight or obese," explained veterinarian Dr Ernie Ward, founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. "The latest statistics show that approximately 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats are overweight or obese as determined by their veterinarian," Ward said.
More than half of cats are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Cats fare best when they are served two or three meals a day and not allowed to graze all day from a bowl overflowing with kibble.
The latest report from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that only 45 percent of dogs in the U.S.
In accordance with the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of dogs are overweight or obese, while the volume of obese cats stands as much as 58%.
According to an October 2013 National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 52.6 percent of dogs and 57.6 percent of cats are overweight or obese.
It is a member of and/or recognized by American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, Association of Professional Dog Trainers, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Human Animal Bond Research Initiative and the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. K9 Fit Club[R] also serves as a research investigator for Purdue University, Healthy People 2020, and assists with healthy initiatives in the communities in which it serves.
"When we look across all species, from fruit flies to gorillas, we see that caloric restriction improves longevity," says veterinarian Ernie Ward of Calabash, North Carolina, founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention and a personal trainer who sees the parallels between canine and human obesity.
dogs and cats are overweight, says the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Buck the trend and treat your pet to a long, lean life with these tips from the pet food and fitness experts at The Honest Kitchen (thehonestkitchen.com) and Fur Fitness (furfitness.com):
A study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention in 2008 has found that, in the US, more than 40pc of dogs and nearly 60pc of cats are overweight or obese.
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