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Canine and feline nutrition : a resource for companion animal professionals / Linda P. Case [and others].

Case, Linda P. (Added Author).
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Subject: Dogs > Nutrition.
Cats > Nutrition.
Dogs > Food.
Cats > Food.
Dogs > Diseases > Nutritional aspects.
Cats > Diseases > Nutritional aspects.
Dogs.
Animal Feed.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Cats.
Nutrition Disorders > veterinary.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780323066198
  • ISBN: 0323066194
  • ISBN: 9780323071475
  • ISBN: 0323071473
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 562 pages) : illustrations
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Maryland Heights, Mo. : Mosby, ©2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 Absorption -- Section 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 Requirements -- Section 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 Foods -- Section 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 Practices -- Section 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 Mobility -- 38. Nutrition and the Heart -- 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.
Summary: 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. Tables and boxes provide quick reference to the most important clinical information. Key points summarize essential information at a glance. A useful Nutritional Myths and Feeding Practices chapter dispels and corrects common food myths.
Summary: 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. Tables and boxes provide quick reference to the most important clinical information. Key points summarize essential information at a glance. A useful Nutritional Myths and Feeding Practices chapter dispels and corrects common food myths.

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