By Ann Wortinger, Kara Burns

ISBN-10: 1118509277

ISBN-13: 9781118509272

Nutrition and affliction administration for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, moment Edition deals an intensive replace and demanding enlargement of this easy-to-use creation to veterinary food and nutrition, with broader species assurance, a brand new part on dietary administration of sickness, and plenty of new chapters.

• Provides a whole connection with veterinary food, from the basics to feeding better half animals of any age and wellbeing and fitness status
• Adds details on food in birds, small mammals, and horses to the present puppy and cat coverage
• Presents a brand new part on coping with disorder via meals, with 10 new ailment chapters
• Offers extra new chapters on dietary calculations, forms of puppy meals, uncooked meals diets, ingredients and preservatives, meals myths, dietary aid, and assisted feeding
• Includes entry to a spouse site with case reviews, overview questions and solutions, and the figures from the booklet in PowerPoint

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Phosphoproteins contain a phosphorus group such as casein in milk. • Chromoproteins contain a pigment group such as heme in hemoglobin. 1,2,4 Protein is required in the diet to provide a source of amino acids to build, repair and replace body proteins. 1 Essential and nonessential amino acids for dogs and cats Essential amino acids Nonessential amino acids Arginine Alanine Histidine Asparagine Isoleucine Leucine Aspartate Cysteine Lysine Methionine Glutamate Glutamine Phenylalanine Glycine Taurine (cats only) Tryptophan Hydroxylysine Hydrosyproline Threonine Proline Valine Serine Tyrosine Source: Reference 1.

1 Many hormones that control the homeostatic mechanisms of various body systems are composed of protein such as insulin and glucagon, both of which are involved in control of normal blood sugar levels. 1 Plasma proteins are also involved in maintenance of the acid-base balance acting as the largest source of buffers in the blood. 4 Cats also lack the ability to conserve nitrogen from the body’s general nitrogen pool. 3 All proteins in the body are in a constant state of renewal and degradation.

48–59, Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing. 3 Case LP (2003) The cat as an obligate carnivore. In The Cat: Its Behavior, Nutrition and Health, pp. 303–8, Ames, IA: Iowa State Press. 4 Simpson JW, Anderson RS, Markwell PJ (1993) Nutrients and the requirements of dog and cats. In CJ Price, PCG Bedford, JB Sutton (eds), Clinical Nutrition of the Dog and Cat, pp. 23–7, Cambridge, MA: Blackwell. 5 Case LP, Daristotle L, Hayek M, Raasch MF (2011) Protein and amino acids. In Canine and Feline Nutrition (3rd edn), pp.

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