Practical atlas of nutrition and feeding in cats and dogs. Volume II

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Practical atlas of nutrition and feeding in cats and dogs. Volume II

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This second volume is focused on the basics of cat and dog nutrition and food management at different life stages, such as pregnancy and lactation and the geriatric stage. It also addresses the specific needs of puppies and kittens as well as sporting dogs. This book, like Volume I, is made of a series of double-page spreads with comprehensive information and plenty of visuals that, by turning concepts into images, will enable its readers to further their knowledge on pet nutrition in a pleasant manner. Who said nutrition was boring?

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This second volume is focused on the basics of cat and dog nutrition and food management at different life stages, such as pregnancy and lactation and the geriatric stage. It also addresses the specific needs of puppies and kittens as well as sporting dogs. This book, like Volume I, is made of a series of double-page spreads with comprehensive information and plenty of visuals that, by turning concepts into images, will enable its readers to further their knowledge on pet nutrition in a pleasant manner. Who said nutrition was boring?

KEY FEATURES:

➜ Double-page spreads plenty of visuals.

➜ Practical book with the most updated information.

➜ Provides vets with a valuable resource for their

Authors:

ROBERTO ELICES MÍNGUEZ

PhD in Veterinary Medicine from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain. Professor of Production and Companion Animal Nutrition. Veterinarian in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the School of Veterinary Medicine of Madrid (UCM).

Table of Contents:

1. Practical management of feeding

       How should we feed our pets?

       Learning to eat

       Strategies to stimulate ingestion (I)

       Strategies to stimulate ingestion (II)

2. Feeding for reproduction

       Nutritional management of breeding animals

       Feeding pregnant females

       Fats and proteins during pregnancy

       Minerals and vitamins in pregnancy

       Feeding management for pregnant pets and possible pathologies

3. Feeding lactating females

       Females in lactation: colostrum and milk

       Energy requirements during lactation (I)

       Energy requirements during lactation (II)

       Nutrients and management during lactation

4. Feeding puppies and kittens

       Puppy and kitten growth

       Weight gain in puppies and kittens

       Lactation and milk replacements

       Enzymatic development of the digestive system

       Requirements during growth (I)

       Requirements during growth (II)

       Food management in puppies and kittens

5. Feeding geriatric animals

      The aging process

      How does food restriction affect aging?

      Gastrointestinal changes due to aging

      Other systemic changes of aging

      Requirements in healthy geriatric animals (I)

      Requirements in healthy geriatric animals (II)

      Cognitive dysfunction syndrome

      Nutrients to fight CDS (I)

      Nutrients to fight CDS (II)

6. Feeding sporting and working dogs

      Sporting dogs

      Effects of exercise on digestion and the metabolism

      Changes associated with training

      Obtaining ATP for exercise

      How much energy does a dog spend when running?

      Factors increasing ER when running

      Temperature and energy requirements in exercise

      Nutrients for exercise: water and proteins

      Nutrients for exercise: fats and FAs

      Nutrients for exercise: carbohydrates and fiber

      Vitamins and minerals for exercise

      Management of feeding in sporting dogs

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Author
Roberto Elices Mínguez
Page count
92
Trim size
24 x 33 cm
Pub date
2017
Product type
Hardcover
Number of images
41

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Practical atlas of nutrition and feeding in cats and dogs. Volume II

This second volume is focused on the basics of cat and dog nutrition and food management at different life stages, such as pregnancy and lactation and the geriatric stage. It also addresses the specific needs of puppies and kittens as well as sporting dogs. This book, like Volume I, is made of a series of double-page spreads with comprehensive information and plenty of visuals that, by turning concepts into images, will enable its readers to further their knowledge on pet nutrition in a pleasant manner. Who said nutrition was boring?

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