HepatologyDiet can play an instrumental role for patients with portosystemic shunts, potentially providing a beneficial effect on their quality of life.
Integrative MedicineWith cannabis products becoming more accessible, veterinary professionals must understand their applications and safety to address client questions.
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.