Funding for this research was provided by:
Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California, Davis (2016-15-F)
Graduate Student Support Program through the Research and Education in Advanced Clinical Health through UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (2019-MSO)
Received: 8 May 2020
Accepted: 16 February 2021
First Online: 23 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was conducted at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with IACUC approval of the University of California-Davis. Written informed client consent to participate was obtained for each enrolled patient in this veterinary clinical trial.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationship that could be construed as potential conflict of interest. Joshua A. Stern served as a section editor for BMC at the time of study submission, which did not alter the handling of this manuscript in any way.