ACVN Nutrition Notes

ACVN Nutrition NotesNutritional Management of Renal Disease:An Evidence-Based Approach

Sherry Lynn Sanderson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM & ACVN University of Georgia Successful treatment of chronic kindney disease involves a multi-modal approach to identify and eliminate exacerbating factors together with implementation of veterinary therapeutic renal diets and medical management. Today’s Veterinary Practice is delighted to announce that the American College of Veterinary Nutrition ( has …

ACVN Nutrition Notes: Treatment of Obesity

Justin Shmalberg, DVM, Diplomate ACVN This new column explores one of the most common topics in nutrition: obesity. Recent research has better characterized the condition and identified new therapeutic approaches, which are discussed in-depth. Obesity is a frequently encountered condition in small animal veterinary practice and arguably the most common form of malnutrition. Weight loss … Protection Status