Received: 5 April 2018
Accepted: 28 August 2018
First Online: 10 September 2018
: All animals enrolled in the study were privately owned dogs and an informed consent and agreement for participation in the study was obtained from each owner before enrollment of the dog.
: Not applicable.
: This clinical study was funded by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, 69007 Lyon, France. WL, DL, ET, FB and LH are employees of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. JG, CD, OC, PB, VB, TB, DP, MM, JP, AC, DPH and MB are independent investigators contracted for this study and declare that they have no competing interests.
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