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Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

Applied-Veterinary-Clinical-NutritionBy Andrea J. Fascetti, Sean J. Delaney

Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice.  Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading.  Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats.

The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements.  Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition.  Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals.

ISBN: 978-0-8138-0657-0
400 pages
January 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Preface and Acknowledgments ix

  1. Integration of Nutrition into Clinical Practice 3
    Sean J. Delaney, Andrea J. Fascetti, and Paul Brentson
  2. Basic Nutrition Overview 9
    Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti
  3. Determining Energy Requirements 23
    Jon J. Ramsey
  4. Nutritional and Energy Requirements for Performance 47
    Richard C. Hill
  5. Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements 57
    David A. Dzanis
  6. Using Pet Food Labels and Product Guides 69
    Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti
  7. Feeding the Healthy Dog and Cat 75
    Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney
  8. Commercial and Home-Prepared Diets 95
    Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney
  9. Nutritional Management of Body Weight 109
    Kathryn E. Michel
  10. Nutritional Management of Orthopedic Diseases 125
    Herman Hazewinkel
  11. Nutritional Management of Skin Diseases 157
    Catherine A. Outerbridge
  12. Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases 175
    Nick Cave
  13. Nutritional Management of Exocrine Pancreatic Diseases 221
    Cecilia Villaverde
  14. Nutritional Management of Hepatobiliary Diseases 235
    Stanley L. Marks
  15. Nutritional Management of Kidney Disease 251
    Denise A. Elliott
  16. Nutritional Management of Lower Urinary Tract Disease 269
    Joe Bartges and Claudia Kirk
  17. Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases 289
    Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney
  18. Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Diseases 301
    Lisa M. Freeman and John E. Rush
  19. Nutritional Management of Oncological Diseases 315
    Glenna E. Mauldin
  20. Enteral Nutrition and Tube Feeding 329
    Jennifer A. Larsen
  21. Parenteral Nutrition 353
    Sally C. Perea
    Index 375

Author Information

Author Information

  • Andrea J. Fascetti, VMD, PhD, is a Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and a Diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Nutrition and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal).
  • Sean J. Delaney, DVM, MS, is an Assistant Clinical Professor – Volunteer in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, and founder of Davis Veterinary Medical Consulting, Inc. and Balance IT®.
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