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By Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, Melody Foess Raasch

ISBN-10: 0323066194

ISBN-13: 9780323066198

How good are you able to solution puppy owners' questions about right nutrition and feeding? Canine and pussycat food, third Edition describes the function of nutrients and its results upon health and wellbeing and wellbeing and the nutritional administration of varied issues of canine and cats. through the use of the book's state-of-the-art examine and scientific meals info, you'll be capable of make thoughts of acceptable dog food and correct feeding directions. puppy food specialists Linda P. Case, MS, Leighann Daristotle, DVM, PhD, Michael G. Hayek, PhD, and Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, supply whole, head-to-tail assurance and a vast scope of information, so that you will help puppy and cat proprietors make sound foodstuff and feeding offerings to advertise their pets' health to delay their lives.
* Tables and boxes offer quickly connection with crucial medical information.
* Key points summarize crucial info at a glance.
* A useful dietary Myths and Feeding Practices chapter dispels and corrects universal foodstuff myths.

* New medical information covers a variety of rising foodstuff issues together with the position of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid households in puppy health and wellbeing and affliction administration.
* Coverage of dog food safeguard and dog food ingredients comprises either commercially and home-prepared meals and offers solutions to puppy owners' questions about those subject matters.
* Completely up to date content material reflects the newest findings in scientific food examine.
* Information relating to useful elements and nutritional supplementation presents a scientifically established reason for recommending or advising opposed to supplements.
* Guidelines for realizing dog food formulations and well-being claims differentiate among "market-speak" and genuine scientific merits for sufferers, with perform suggestion for comparing and choosing acceptable meals.

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With the exception of humans and several other animal species such as guinea pigs, fruit-eating bats, and some other species, all animals are capable of producing adequate levels of endogenous vitamin C and therefore do not have a dietary requirement for this vitamin. Ascorbic acid is produced in the liver from either glucose or galactose through the glucuronate pathway. 15 This is a relatively low amount compared to other mammalian species. 19 Most vitamins cannot be synthesized by the body and must be supplied in food.

Nitrogen is essential for the synthesis of the nonessential amino acids and of other nitrogen-containing molecules, such as nucleic acids, purines, pyrimidines, and certain neurotransmitter substances. Amino acids supplied by dietary protein can also be metabolized for energy. 65 kilocalories per gram (kcal/g). 5 kcal/g; that is, approximately the same amount of energy supplied by dietary carbohydrate. Animals are unable to store excess amino acids. Surplus amino acids are either used directly for energy or are converted to glycogen or fat for energy storage.

Other food 34 Canine and Feline Nutrition sources of biotin include liver, milk, legumes, and nuts. 12 Deficiencies are not generally a problem; however, the treatment of dogs and cats with antibiotics that decrease the bacterial population of the large intestine can cause an increase in the dietary requirement for biotin. and dairy products. This vitamin is also unique for a B vitamin because, once absorbed from the diet, excesses can be stored by the body. The liver is the primary storage tissue; muscle, bone, and skin also contain small amounts of cobalamin.

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