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Allison Wara

Allison Wara


United States

Dr. Wara graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada in 2010. She then worked for two years in first opinion small animal practice, where she developed a strong interest in small animal nutrition. In 2012 she left to pursue a residency training program in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Following the completion of her residency in 2014, she joined the MU faculty as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.

Contributions from Allison Wara

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A demonstration of the solubility and viscosity of different fiber sources where equal amounts are added to 100 mL water. The oat and wheat bran do not absorb water and no changes are seen after 24 hours, whilst the wheat dextrin powder dissolves immediately and stays in solution. Psyllium powder absorbs water and forms a thick gel after 24 hours.

Issue number24.3 Published 25/03/2021

Cats and dietary fiber

Nutritionists and veterinarians have been interested in dietary fiber as a component of pet foods or as a supplement for many years.

By Allison Wara and Craig Datz