Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets, Second Edition provides an introduction to nutrition of the healthy dog and cat and an extensive discussion of medical disorders that can be managed in part through diet. Presenting easy-to-follow recipes that can easily be prepared at home, the new edition has been completely rewritten to reflect the latest nutritional recommendations based on current research. New chapter topics include feeding the puppy and kitten, feeding the pregnant or lactating dog or cat, feeding the senior pet, feeding the performance dog, and the role of diet in pets with cancer.
Table of contents
Section I. Nutrition and Dietary Management.
Chapter 1. Homemade Diets.
Chapter 2. Food Safety.
Chapter 3. Nutrients.
Chapter 4. Canine and Feline Energy Requirements.
Chapter 5. Feeding the Healthy Adult Dog or Cat.
Chapter 6. Feeding the Puppy or Kitten.
Chapter 7. Feeding the Pregnant or Lactating Dog or Cat.
Chapter 8. Feeding the Senior Pet.
Chapter 9. Feeding the Performance Dog.
Chapter 10. Food Intolerance and Allergy.
Chapter 11. Obesity.
Chapter 12. Skeletal and Joint Diseases.
Chapter 13. Diet and Gastrointestinal Disease.
Chapter 14. Diet and Chronic Renal Disease.
Chapter 15. Diet and Urinary Tract Stones.
Chapter 16. Diet and Skin Disease.
Chapter 17. Diet and Endocrine Diseases.
Chapter 18. Diet and Heart Disease.
Chapter 19. Diet and Pancreatic Disease.
Chapter 20. Diet and Hepatic Disease.
Chapter 21. Diet and Cancer.
Section II. Home-Prepared Diet Recipes.
Diets for Healthy Dogs.
Diets for Dogs with Special Conditions.
Diets for Healthy Cats
Diets for Cats with Special Conditions
Appendix 1: Listing of Dog Diets by Protein Source
Appendix 2: Listing of Cat Diets by Protein Source