Small Animal Nutrition 

Small Animal Nutrition PDF

By Sandie Agar

Download Small Animal Nutrition PDF. From Our Largest Veterinary Books Online. It covers the essentials of nutrition in an impartial and lighthearted way * user-friendly layout makes animal nutrition interesting and fun, helping students easily understand the principles of nutrition * includes excellent section on the nutritional needs of small furries with previously unpublished material * essential reading for every veterinary undergraduate and veterinary nurse * deals with all areas covered in the City & Guilds Small Animal Nutrition Certificate

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Components of food

Water

Protein

Fats (and oils)

Carbohydrates

Dietry fibre

Vitamins

Minerals

Antioxidants

Chapter 2:Energy

What is energy?

Calculating energy requirements

Energy requirements in sickness

Energy requirements in health

Energy content of food

Palatability and acceptability

Chapter 3: Types of food

Home-made diets

Proprietary diets

Labelling of proprietary foods

Comparisons between different foods

Variety

Supplements

Feeding dogs and cats

Chapter 4: Feeding recommendations

Body condition score

Feeding the healthy dog and cat

Timing of meals

Feeding sick or injured dogs and cats

Forced or artificial feeding

Parenteral feeding

Chapter 5: Lifestage foods

Growth phase

Adult phase

Pregnancy and lactation

Neonates

Geriatric phase

Chapter 6: The gut as an ecosystem

Probiotics

Prebiotics

Fatty acids and eicosanoids

Chapter 7: Clinical nutrition

Body systems

Obesity: Starvation

Critical care nutrition

Cancer cachexia

Skeletal disease

Neuromuscular disease

Disorders of the integument

Food intolerance and sensitivity

Exclusion diets

Cardiovascular disease

The digestive system

The pancreas

The liver

Reproductive disease

The urinary system

The endocrine system

Chapter 8: Small furries

Selective feeding

Rabbits

Rodents

Chinchillas

Chipmunks

Gerbils

Guinea-pigs

Hamsters

Mice and rats

Ferrets

Hand rearing small furries

Pre- and post-op feeding

Owner compliance

Bibliography 

Answers

Index

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Small Animal Cardiology: The Practical Veterinarian PDF is Designed to be useful to both student and veterinary practitioner, Small Animal Cardiology is the ideal supplement manual to the in-depth internal medicine texts required in classes. It reinforces key concepts and serves as a handy reference guide in the clinical setting. Part of the Practical Veterinarian series, this helpful tool provides fast answers to common questions in an outline format and cuts quickly to the heart of vital subject matter.

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