Small Animal Clinical Nutrition 5th Edition

Small Animal Clinical Nutrition 5th Edition PDF

By Michael S. Hand, Craig D. Thatcher, Rebecca L. Remillard, Phillip Roudebush and Bruce J. Novotny

Small Animal Clinical Nutrition 5th Edition PDF is Most comprehensive, practical small animal nutrition resource available. Coverage of dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and small mammals.

The book is organized into 23 sections to facilitate location of information.

Section 1 (Principles of Small Animal Clinical Nutrition) begins with an overview of the iterative process of clinical nutrition with emphasis on patient assessment, development of a comprehensive feeding plan and reassessment or monitoring the patient. The other chapters in this section address basic nutrition information. There are four new chapters in this section including:

  • Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition
  • Health Literacy and Client Compliance
  • Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics: Nutritional Genomics in Health and Disease
  • Antioxidants

Section 2 (Pet Foods) covers a wide range of topics about commercial and homemade pet foods. This section ends with a unique chapter on pet food safety, which is an important topic in this era of increased concerns and public debate about safety of pet and human foods.

Sections 3 through 5 (Nutritional Management of Healthy Dogs and Cats) provide important information about how to feed dogs and cats with the goals of optimizing wellness and performance. For easier access, these chapters have been updated and subdivided according to lifestage and reproductive activity. Section 4 contains feeding information for working and sporting dogs.

Sections 6 through 21 cover dietary management of patients with clinical disorders. All chapters have been extensively updated and two new chapters and multiple new cases have been added:

  • Nutritional Management of Osteoarthritis
  • Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs

Section 22 (Feeding Small Mammals, Reptiles and Pet Birds) is included in response to numerous requests for practical feeding information for these patients. Birds, rodents, ferrets, rabbits and reptiles were once considered exotic pets but today are common veterinary patients.

Table of Contents
1. Principles of small animal clinical nutrition

2. Pet foods

3. Nutritional management of healthy dogs

4. Feeding working and sporting dogs

5. Nutritional management of healthy cats

6. Assisted feeding

7. Obesity

8. Lipid and endocrine disorders

9. Neoplastic disorders

10. Adverse food reactions and skin and hair disorders

11. Musculoskeletal disorders

12. Neurologic disorders

13. Cardiovascular disorders

14. Renal disorders

15. Canine urolithiasis

16. Feline lower urinary tract diseases

17. Periodontal disease

18. Gastrointestinal disorders

19. Pancreatic disorders

20. Hepatobiliary disorders

21. Food-drug interactions

22. Feeding small mammals, reptiles and birds

23. Appendices

24. index

File Size214 MB
File FormatPDF
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