We all need to eat to survive. But for humans, eating can be much more than a simple task to be undertaken on a daily basis; our mealtimes allow us to rest and relax, and perhaps catch up with friends or family as we enjoy our food. But from a cat’s point of view, eating is not quite the same, as Jon Bowen explains.
When faced with a dog that has a severe problem it can be easy at times to overlook the significance that breed plays in susceptibility to a disease. Giacomo Biagi offers a brief overview of some common breed-related problems where diet can play a major role.
Dietary considerations for dogs with chronic enteropathies
The various options now offered by specialist petfood companies for a dog with chronic gastrointestinal disease can be quite baffling, and the clinician may be tempted to reach for the nearest product that claims to be effective for enteric disease.
Adam Rudinsky offers some pointers to help the clinician.