Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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  NEW!
38. Nutrition and the Heart  NEW!
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)
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Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323168564
Electronic ISBN:
9780323071475
Electronic ISBN:
9780323136648
Print ISBN:
9780323066198

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