Small Animal Nutrition
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Small Animal Nutrition

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�Small Animal Nutrition� is an essential new text relating the theory of digestion and nutrition to practical application in everyday veterinary practice. The basic principles of nutrition are explained, with special attention given to the use of nutrition as a tool in the management of the patient. The student is informed of different nutritional requirements in both sickness and health, and concepts are presents in a light-hearted and easily understood format. Key facts are highlighted and a series of self-assessment questions and answers are provided at the end of each chapter. This new text explains nutrition in everyday language, and should be an essential purchase for all veterinary students, veterinary nurses and veterinary practices.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 184 x 244 x 14mm | 399.17g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 075064575X
  • 9780750645751
  • 614,617

Review quote

-The section on hand rearing small furry pets is wonderful and, as far as I am aware, is not available elsewhere. People should buy this book for this part alone.- Fred Nind, companion animal practitioner in Edinburgh. Former veterinary advisor for a major pet food manufacturer and former an examiner for the RCVS VN Scheme.light-hearted, easily 'digestible' read.. I am really enjoying it!- Dot Creighton, Training Officer, Goddard Veterinary Group, London.chapter covering mathematics relating to energy I thought was particularly well covered. The calculations were easy to follow.- Kersty Ellis, VN, Moulton College, Northampton.show more

Table of contents

Components of food; Energy; Types of food; Feeding dogs and cats; Lifestage foods; The gut as an ecosystem; Clinical nutrition; Small furriesshow more

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