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    Issue number 24.3 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

    Issue number 26.2 Published 22/03/2021

    Feeding hospitalized cats

    When should a cat be fed? Basically, as soon as possible!

    By Rene Dorfelt

    Issue number 26.1 Published 19/03/2021

    Canine colostrum

    The neonatal period is a major risk period in the dog, since approximately 20% of live-born puppies die before they are 21 days old...

    By Sylvie Chastant and Hanna Mila

    Issue number 24.3 Published 10/03/2021

    Pets and pet foods – questions and answers

    Veterinarians and practice support staff encounter questions and comments on a daily basis from clients regarding various aspects of petfoods, many of which are based on hearsay, popular belief and even falsehoods.

    By Cailin Heinze

    Issue number 24.3 Published 10/03/2021

    Calculating the energy content of pet food

    Why is it important to know the energy content of pet foods?

    By Richard Butterwick

    Issue number 26.2 Published 11/02/2021

    Improving diet palatability for cats with CKD

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common pathologies in elderly cats, with more than 30% of individuals over 15 years of age affected.

    By Astrid Le Bozec

    Issue number 24.3 Published 10/02/2021

    Nutritional considerations for the aging cat

    Improved veterinary care, nutrition and lifestyle have collectively improved the life expectancy of dogs and cats over the last 20 years.

    By Vincent Biourge and Denise Elliott

    Issue number 30.3 Published 17/12/2020

    Practical nutrition for working dogs

    What should an owner of working dogs feed their animals to ensure they stay in peak condition?

    By Veerle Vandendriessche