Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats PDF ePub eBook

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Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats free pdf Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats is a comprehensive, clinical reference for the veterinary health team, providing the necessary tools to successfully manage pet obesity. Bringing together specialists in nutrition, internal medicine, critical care, and surgery and rehabilitation, the book provides an overview of prevention techniques, clinical management, and practical tips for implementing successful programs and educating owners. Covering topics ranging from taking a nutritional history and body condition scoring to calculating food dosage and client communication tips, this book is a resource for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians to address the growing problem of pet obesity. The book begins by explaining the clinical importance of obesity, then moves on to diagnosing and preventing obesity. The heart of the book is devoted to managing body weight, with chapters on nutritional, pharmacotherapeutic, and exercise strategies, and two unique chapters cover owner compliance and wellness programs. Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats offers a collaborative approach to managing weight in pet dogs and cats.

About Todd L. Towell

Todd Towell, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM, is the manager of scientific communications for Hill's Pet Nutrition. She has over 10 years of clinical experience managing obesity-related diseases and clinical nutrition.

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Author : Todd L. Towell
Publisher : Iowa State University Press
Data Published : 19 August 2011
ISBN : 0813809568
EAN : 9780813809564
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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