Canine and Feline Nutrition: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals

Paperback | May 21, 2010

byLinda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek

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How well can you answer pet owners' questions about proper diet and feeding?Canine and Feline Nutrition, 3rd Edition describes the role of nutrition and its effects upon health and wellness and the dietary management of various disorders of dogs and cats. By using the book's cutting-edge research and clinical nutrition information, you'll be able to make recommendations of appropriate pet food and proper feeding guidelines. Pet nutrition experts Linda P. Case, MS, Leighann Daristotle, DVM, PhD, Michael G. Hayek, PhD, and Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, provide complete, head-to-tail coverage and a broad scope of knowledge, so you can help dog and cat owners make sound nutrition and feeding choices to promote their pets' health to prolong their lives.

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How well can you answer pet owners' questions about proper diet and feeding?Canine and Feline Nutrition, 3rd Edition describes the role of nutrition and its effects upon health and wellness and the dietary management of various disorders of dogs and cats. By using the book's cutting-edge research and clinical nutrition information, you...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 21, 2010Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323066194

ISBN - 13:9780323066198

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Section 1: Basics of Nutrition 1. Energy and Water 2. Carbohydrates 3. Fats 4. Protein and Amino Acids 5. Vitamins 6. Minerals 7. Digestion and AbsorptionSection 2: Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats 8. Nutritional Idiosyncrasies of the Cat 9. Energy Balance 10. Carbohydrate Metabolism 11. Fat Requirements 12. Protein Requirements 13. Vitamin and Mineral RequirementsSection 3: Pet Foods 14. History and Regulation of Pet Foods 15. Pet Food Labels 16. Nutrient Content of Pet Foods 17. Types of Pet Foods 18. Evaluation of Pet FoodsSection 4: Feeding Management Throughout the Life Cycle 19. Feeding Regimens for Dogs and Cats 20. Pregnancy and Lactation 21. Nutritional Care of Neonatal Puppies and Kittens 22. Growth 23. Adult Maintenance 24. Performance 25. Geriatrics 26. Nutritional Myths and Feeding PracticesSection 5: Nutritionally Responsive Disorders 27. Inherited Disorders of Nutrient Metabolism 28. Development and Treatment of Obesity 29. Diabetes Mellitus 30. Dietary Management of Urolithiasis in Cats and Dogs 31. Nutritionally-Responsive Dermatoses 32. Chronic Renal Failure 33. Feline Hepatic Lipidosis 34. Dental Health and Diet 35. Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disease 36. Nutritional Care of Cancer Patients 37. Nutrition and MobilityNEW! 38. Nutrition and the HeartNEW! Appendix 1: Estimated Metabolizable Energy Requirements for Dogs Appendix 2: Estimated Metabolizable Energy Requirements of Adult Cats Appendix 3: Standard Weights for American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Breeds (lbs) Glossary