Canine and Feline Nutrition: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals

ISBN-13: 9780323066198
ISBN-10: 0323066194
Edition: 3rd
Author: Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, Melody Foess Raasch
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Mosby
Format: Paperback 576 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780323066198
ISBN-10: 0323066194
Edition: 3rd
Author: Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, Melody Foess Raasch
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Mosby
Format: Paperback 576 pages
Category: Veterinary Medicine , Nutrition

Summary

Acknowledged authors Linda P. Case , Leighann Daristotle , Michael G. Hayek , Melody Foess Raasch wrote Canine and Feline Nutrition: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals comprising 576 pages back in 2010. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0323066194 and 9780323066198. Since then Canine and Feline Nutrition: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 21.53 or rent at the marketplace.

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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.

  • 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.
  • New clinical information covers a wide range of emerging nutrition topics including the role of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid families in pet health and disease management.
  • Coverage of pet food safety and pet food ingredients includes both commercially and home-prepared foods and provides answers to pet owners’ questions on these topics.
  • Completely updated content reflects the latest findings in clinical nutrition research.
  • Information regarding functional ingredients and dietary supplementation provides a scientifically based rationale for recommending or advising against dietary supplements.
  • Guidelines for understanding pet food formulations and health claims differentiate between "market-speak" and actual clinical benefits for patients, with practice advice for evaluating and selecting appropriate foods.

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