NutritionWhile nutritional interventions can be helpful in decreasing feline stress, no diet or supplement alone can eliminate stress in cats.
GastroenterologyDiet trials are the first-line approach to both diagnosis and treatment of chronic enteropathy and could help patients avoid the need for immunosuppressive therapy.
NutritionWhen addressing hyperlipidemia in patients, taking a diet history is useful as some adjustments could benefit the patient as part of a management plan.
Treatment of chronic feline constipation requires an individualized approach, with periodic monitoring and adjustment of diet strategies and ancillary therapies, depending on the cat’s response.
Pet Food Institute’s Nutrition Subcommittee provides guidance for selecting a proper diet for weight loss among the different types of diet options available for dogs and cats.
Preventing cats from becoming overweight or obese can be more rewarding and successful than weight-loss programs.
Although this step-by-step guide can help clinicians make enteral nutrition plans, it is just a starting point.
A large-breed puppy with renal dysplasia required a custom nutrition plan to satisfy its needs for kidney health while it was still growing.
With the American Pet Products Association (APPA) estimating more than 11 million households welcomed a new pet last year, the veterinary profession faced complex challenges in 2020: adjusting to new pandemic processes and guidelines while simultaneously meeting the surging demand for pet care services.