Would it be correct to use an apostrophe in this sentence:

High variations in dogs' diet may induce health issues.

  • High variability in a dog's diet may induce health issues. – FumbleFingers Jul 4 '16 at 15:44

dogs' diets, with an s on both. Not all dogs have the same diet.

Boys' games; girls' dresses. You have to have a plural noun otherwise it means there is just one and that is not the meaning.

Do you really mean variation?

  • thank you. Maybe variability as proposed by FumbleFingers is better. I have to check. – Leon-Alph Jul 5 '16 at 6:59
  • @Leon-Alph Too much variety in a dog's diet, not variation, not variability. – Lambie Mar 9 '17 at 23:12

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