About the Author
Dr. Gaylord is a board-certified veterinary nutritionist and diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a specialty in nutrition. She is an independent consultant and the owner/founder of Whole Pet Provisions, PLLC, a nutrition consulting company established in 2016 that offers veterinary nutrition consulting to pet owners, veterinarians, the pet food industry, and pet supplement companies. She also offers homemade diet recipe formulations and commercial diet consultations through her business for pet parents and their veterinary team.
Updated April 2023
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NutritionNutritional management is an important part of addressing chylothorax, along with medication and surgical intervention.
Preventing cats from becoming overweight or obese can be more rewarding and successful than weight-loss programs.
Veterinarians face multiple questions and challenges from clients whose pets have cancer, and clients appreciate veterinary guidance and the logical integration of appropriate herbs and dietary supplements with conventional therapies.
NutritionClients will have questions about popular “cancer diets,” making it critical for practitioners to understand how they might affect a patient.
EPA and DHA may be beneficial in disease states, but use care when recommending EPA and DHA–containing VTDs and pet supplements concurrently.