Canine and Feline Obesity - Veterinary Book - Small animal obesity

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Canine and Feline obesity

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This book provides veterinary surgeons with a global perspective on obesity in dogs and cats. Moreover, the information and therapeutic strategies presented within can help ensure that pet owners become fully involved in improving the health of their pets.

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This book provides veterinary surgeons with a global perspective on obesity in dogs and cats. Moreover, the information and therapeutic strategies presented within can help ensure that pet owners become fully involved in improving the health of their pets.

Key Features:

➜ Global perspective on obesity in dogs and cats.

➜ Straightforward and practical book.

➜ Prevention and control plans for each type of animal.

Author:

ROBERTO ELICES MÍNGUEZ

Professor of animal nutrition. Veterinary surgeon at the Small Animal Medicine Service (Endocrinology and Obesity) of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UCM.

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

      Adipose tissue as body tissue

      Regulation of body weight

      Fat as an endocrine organ

      Disease or disorder?

      Epidemiology. The pandemic of obesity

      Definitions: relative weight, optimal/ideal/objective weight, fat mass

      Associated risks

      Type II diabetes and feline obesity

2. Pathogenesis

      Neuroendocrine regulation of food intake

      Control of satiety. “Satiation” versus satiety

      Aetiology. Energy balance.

      Risk factors. Multidisciplinary pathology (triad)

      Neutered patients and obesity

      Growth and body composition: hyperplasia/hypertrophy of fatty tissue

      Obesity-associated changes: weightgain dynamics and metabolic disorders

      Changes in body composition associated with weight-loss programmes. Fasting versus diet

      Obesity, inflammation, and metabolic syndrome

3. Treatment and prevention

      Identification and evaluation of obese patients

      Effective communication with the pet owner

      Nutrients in weight-loss programmes

      Food selection

      Protocol

      Factors involved

      Revisions after reaching target weight. Factors implicated in the rebound effect

      Maintenance energy requirements

      Exercise, physiotherapy, and lifestyle

4. Appendices

      Pharmacological treatment of obese pets

      Drugs used in human medicine

      Veterinary-specific drugs

      Nutrients with positive effects in weight loss programs

      Veterinary surgery in obese patients

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Author
Elices Mínguez, Roberto
Page count
160
Trim size
17 x 24 cm
Pub date
2020
Product type
Hardcover
Number of images
110

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