Nutrition Library - Browse Articles for Foods and Feeding Strategies for Dogs

  • Nutrition in Cancer Patients
  • Applies To:Cancer, Lifestage: Senior and Elderly
  • This article summarizes the collective knowledge to date on the nutritional factors, diets and feeding of companion animals with cancer. Nutritional support can reduce or prevent the side effects associated with cancer therapy and help ameliorate the metabolic changes induced by cancer in dogs and cats. Additionally, there is growing evidence that specific nutrients may aid in the treatment of some cancers. Manipulating the dietary fat, protein (amino acids) and soluble carbohydrate concentrations can potentially minimize the stress response and slow tumor progression.

    Number of citations = 16
  • Cat, Dog
  • Category:With Medical Conditions, Foods and Feeding
  • Number of Pages:11
  • Price:$12.00
  • Omega 3 fatty acid supplements
  • Applies To:All Lifestages
  • There is much confusion about feeding omega 3 fatty acids. We are most specifically interested the fatty acids Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) which promote a lessened inflammatory response. These two fatty acids are found in fish oil but not all fish oils contain these two fatty acids.
    Citations = 3
  • Cat, Dog
  • Category:Healthy Pets, Foods and Feeding
  • Number of Pages:3
  • Price:$4.00
  • Overweight Dogs
  • Applies To:Musculo Skeletal System, Lifestage: Adult
  • Obesity represents the single biggest health risk among pet dogs, and one that many veterinarians are reluctant to discuss, for fear of offending their clients. This article discusses how to assess your dog's weight, feeding routine and diet recommendations for weight loss. It also discusses new information concerning obesity and how carrying extra pounds of fat is the beginning of many other diseases, including premature death. Number of citations = 22
  • Dog
  • Category:With Medical Conditions, Foods and Feeding
  • Number of Pages:8
  • Price:$9.00
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