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Small Animal Nutrition By Sandie Agar (Head Nurse, Acorn Veterinary Group, West Yorkshire, UK)

Summary

A text relating the theory of digestion and nutrition to practical application in everyday veterinary practice. It explains nutrition in everyday language, and should be an essential purchase for all veterinary students, veterinary nurses and veterinary practices.

Small Animal Nutrition Summary

Small Animal Nutrition by Sandie Agar (Head Nurse, Acorn Veterinary Group, West Yorkshire, UK)

Small Animal Nutrition is an essential new text relating the theory of digestion and nutrition to practical application in everyday veterinary practice. The basic principles of nutrition are explained, with special attention given to the use of nutrition as a tool in the management of the patient. The student is informed of different nutritional requirements in both sickness and health, and concepts are presents in a light-hearted and easily understood format. Key facts are highlighted and a series of self-assessment questions and answers are provided at the end of each chapter. This new text explains nutrition in everyday language, and should be an essential purchase for all veterinary students, veterinary nurses and veterinary practices. * user-friendly layout makes animal nutrition interesting and fun, helping students easily understand the principles of nutrition * includes an excellent section on the nutritional needs of small furries, with previously unpublished advice on the hand rearing of small animals * essential reading for every veterinary student and student veterinary nurse

Small Animal Nutrition Reviews

"The section on hand rearing small furry pets is wonderful and, as far as I am aware, is not available elsewhere. People should buy this book for this part alone." Fred Nind, companion animal practitioner in Edinburgh. Former veterinary advisor for a major pet food manufacturer and former an examiner for the RCVS VN Scheme. light-hearted, easily 'digestible' read.. I am really enjoying it!" Dot Creighton, Training Officer, Goddard Veterinary Group, London. chapter covering mathematics relating to energy I thought was particularly well covered. The calculations were easy to follow." Kersty Ellis, VN, Moulton College, Northampton.

Table of Contents

Components of food; Energy; Types of food; Feeding dogs and cats; Lifestage foods; The gut as an ecosystem; Clinical nutrition; Small furries

Additional information

CIN000219635
Small Animal Nutrition by Sandie Agar (Head Nurse, Acorn Veterinary Group, West Yorkshire, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2001-04-03
208
075064575X
9780750645751
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Small Animal Nutrition