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Small Animal Clinical Nutrition 5th Edition

You can download Small Animal Clinical Nutrition 5th Edition by Michael S. Hand, Craig D. Thatcher, Rebecca L. Remillard, Phillip Roudebush and Bruce J. Novotny free in pdf format. 

About Book

Most comprehensive, practical small animal nutrition resource available. Coverage of dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and small mammals. The book is organized into 23 sections to facilitate location of information. Section 1 (Principles of Small Animal Clinical Nutrition) begins with an overview of the iterative process of clinical nutrition with emphasis on patient assessment, development of a comprehensive feeding plan and reassessment or monitoring the patient. The other chapters in this section address basic nutrition information. There are four new chapters in this section. Section 2 (Pet Foods) covers a wide range of topics about commercial and homemade pet foods. This section ends with a unique chapter on pet food safety, which is an important topic in this era of increased concerns and public debate about safety of pet and human foods. Sections 3 through 5 (Nutritional Management of Healthy Dogs and Cats) provide important information about how to feed dogs and cats with the goals of optimizing wellness and performance. For easier access, these chapters have been updated and subdivided according to lifestage and reproductive activity. Section 4 contains feeding information for working and sporting dogs.