Practical atlas of nutrition and feeding in cats and dogs (volume I) Printed + Digital
Who said that nutrition is boring? Not in this book! Here we have transformed nutrition into a series of graphic pages, with simple and concise text and several diagrams, drawings and images, by which the veterinarian can see all of the fundamental aspects of nutrition in dogs and cats. From digestive physiology and dietary behavior, the evaluation of body condition and morphometric measurements, to the characterization of the immediate principals and the description of the energy and nutrient requirements, this atlas is a succession of pages with an immense richness in information and visuals that will enable the reader to enjoyably deepen their knowledge about pet nutrition.
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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