"Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets is a first-of-its-kind nutrition and dietetics book. It offers owners and breeders a wholesome alternative to commercial pet food and provides veterinarians with a unique reference for counseling clients. Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, this comprehensive reference includes the following: over 200 computer-balanced recipes to provide complete nutrition for healthy or diseased animals; nutrient content data for each recipe, including proteins, fats, and calories; nutritional guidance and descriptions of special diets; recipe categories for management of obesity and diseases that affect the gastrointestinal system, skin, kidneys, heart, liver, and pancreas; and invaluable food quality and safety information."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. 1. Food Quality and Safety
2. Food Quality and Wholesomeness
3. Food Safety and Preparation
Pt. 2. Feeding Normal Dogs and Cats
4. Canine and Feline Energy Requirements
5. Feeding a Normal Dog or Cat
Pt. 3. Food Intolerance and Allergy
6. Adaptation to the Diet
7. Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Disease
8. Diet and Gastrointestinal Disease
9. Digestive Tract Environment: Protection of Its Integrity
10. Diet and Skin Disease
Pt. 4. Diet-Induced Disease
11. Feeding to Manage Obesity
12. Diet-Related Skeletal and Joint Diseases in Dogs
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