Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

By: Andrea J. Fascetti (editor), Sean J. Delaney (editor)Hardback

1 - 2 weeks availability


Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice. Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading. Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition. Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals.

Create a review

About Author

Andrea J. Fascetti, VMD, PhD, is a Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and a Diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Nutrition and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal). Sean J. Delaney, DVM, MS, is an Assistant Clinical Professor Volunteer in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, and founder of Davis Veterinary Medical Consulting, Inc. and Balance IT(R).


Contributors vii Preface and Acknowledgments ix 1 Integration of Nutrition into Clinical Practice 3 Sean J. Delaney, Andrea J. Fascetti, and Paul Brentson 2 Basic Nutrition Overview 9 Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti 3 Determining Energy Requirements 23 Jon J. Ramsey 4 Nutritional and Energy Requirements for Performance 47 Richard C. Hill 5 Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements 57 David A. Dzanis 6 Using Pet Food Labels and Product Guides 69 Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti 7 Feeding the Healthy Dog and Cat 75 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 8 Commercial and Home-Prepared Diets 95 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 9 Nutritional Management of Body Weight 109 Kathryn E. Michel 10 Nutritional Management of Orthopedic Diseases 125 Herman Hazewinkel 11 Nutritional Management of Skin Diseases 157 Catherine A. Outerbridge 12 Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases 175 Nick Cave 13 Nutritional Management of Exocrine Pancreatic Diseases 221 Cecilia Villaverde 14 Nutritional Management of Hepatobiliary Diseases 235 Stanley L. Marks 15 Nutritional Management of Kidney Disease 251 Denise A. Elliott 16 Nutritional Management of Lower Urinary Tract Disease 269 Joe Bartges and Claudia Kirk 17 Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases 289 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 18 Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Diseases 301 Lisa M. Freeman and John E. Rush 19 Nutritional Management of Oncological Diseases 315 Glenna E. Mauldin 20 Enteral Nutrition and Tube Feeding 329 Jennifer A. Larsen 21 Parenteral Nutrition 353 Sally C. Perea Index 375

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/01/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780813806570
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780813806570
  • weight: 1008
  • ISBN10: 0813806577

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly