The Evolving Clinical Management of Chronic InappetenceNewer treatments for chronic inappetence include capromorelin for use in dogs and cats and mirtazapine for use in cats.
The Importance of a Digestible Diet For Management of DiarrheaThe digestibility of a diet plays a key role in intestinal health. This case report highlights how the elimination of low-digestibility treats, such as rawhides, can mean the difference between chronic diarrhea and a healthy microbiome.
Dietary Requirements for Patients with Portosystemic ShuntsDiet can play an instrumental role for patients with portosystemic shunts, potentially providing a beneficial effect on their quality of life.
Cannabis Products in Small Animal MedicineWith cannabis products becoming more accessible, veterinary professionals must understand their applications and safety to address client questions.
Nutritional Intervention for Feline StressWhile nutritional interventions can be helpful in decreasing feline stress, no diet or supplement alone can eliminate stress in cats.
Hold That Steroid! Diet Trials for Chronic EnteropathyDiet trials are the first-line approach to both diagnosis and treatment of chronic enteropathy and could help patients avoid the need for immunosuppressive therapy.
Nutritional Management of HyperlipidemiaWhen addressing hyperlipidemia in patients, taking a diet history is useful as some adjustments could benefit the patient as part of a management plan.
Nutrition and Feline Idiopathic Constipation
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.
Feeding Strategies for Overweight and Obese Patients
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.