Small Animal Nutrition

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By Sandie Agar, Vn, C&G Cert in Small Animal Nutrition
ISBN
9780750645751
発行日
17-04-2001
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* user-friendly layout makes animal nutrition interesting and fun, helping students easily understand the principles of nutrition
* includes an excellent section on the nutritional needs of small furries, with previously unpublished advice on the hand rearing of small animals
* essential reading for every veterinary student and student veterinary nurse
* covers the essentials of nutrition in an impartial and lighthearted way * user-friendly layout makes animal nutrition interesting and fun, helping students easily understand the principles of nutrition * includes excellent section on the nutritional needs of small furries with previously unpublished material * essential reading for every veterinary undergraduate and veterinary nurse * deals with all areas covered in the City & Guilds Small Animal Nutrition Certificate
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ISBN 9780750645751
Author Informaiton By Sandie Agar, Vn, C&G Cert in Small Animal Nutrition, Head Nurse, Acorn Veterinary Group, West Yorkshire, UK
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Published Reviews "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.
Table of Content Components of food: Water; Protein; Fats (and oils); Carbohydrates; Dietry fibre; Vitamins; Minerals; Antioxidants; Energy: What is energy?; Calculating energy requirements; Energy requirements in sickness; Energy requirements in health; Energy content of food; Palatability and acceptability; Types of food: Home-made diets; Proprietary diets; Labelling of proprietary foods; Comparisons between different foods; Variety; Supplements; Feeding dogs and cats: Feeding recommendations; Body condition score; Feeding the healthy dog and cat; Timing of meals; Feeding sick or injured dogs and cats; Forced or artificial feeding; Parenteral feeding; Lifestage foods: Growth phase; Adult phase; Pregnancy and lactation; Neonates; Geriatric phase; The gut as an ecosystem: Probiotics; Prebiotics; Fatty acids and eicosanoids; Clinical nutrition: Body systems; Obesity: Starvation; Critical care nutrition; Cancer cachexia; Skeletal disease; Neuromuscular disease; Disorders of the integument; Food intolerance and sensitivity; Exclusion diets; Cardiovascular disease; The digestive system; The pancreas; The liver; Reproductive disease; The urinary system; The endocrine system; Small furries: Selective feeding; Rabbits; Rodents; Chinchillas; Chipmunks; Gerbils; Guinea-pigs; Hamsters; Mice and rats; Ferrets; Hand rearing small furries; Pre- and post-op feeding; Owner compliance
E-ISBN 9780702038211
Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
発行日 17-04-2001
Pages 208
trim 246 x 189 mm
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