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Canine and Feline Nutrition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Linda P. Case, MS, Leighann Daristotle, DVM, PhD, Michael G. Hayek, PhD and Melody Foess Raasch, DVM
New to This Edition
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.
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.
By Linda P. Case, MS, Autumn Gold Consulting, Mahomet, IL; Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; Leighann Daristotle, DVM, PhD, Manager, Scientific Communications, Procter & Gamble Pet Care, Lewisburg, OH; Michael G. Hayek, PhD, Associate Director, Research and Development, Procter & Gamble Pet Care, Lewisburg, OH and Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, Manager, Scientific Communications, Procter & Gamble Pet Care, Mason, OH
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