Pet Food Facts and Fallacies

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Course Description

Veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the general public are inundated with information, some accurate and some not, on pet nutrition. Put in “dog nutrition” or “cat nutrition” in Google, and you get 13- 17,000,000 hits. Add to this, articles and books in print, advice from neighbors, store employees, and commercials on TV and you quickly realize the information is overwhelming.

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Learning Objectives:
• Know and understand how to use evidence-based medicine to resolve pet nutrition controversies
• Provide the latest update on pet food and canine dilated cardiomyopathy
• Understand the positives and negatives of pet food processing

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Donna M. Raditic is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition and was a Professor for both the Nutrition and the Integrative Medicine Services at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently she is a member of East Coast Think Tank established by Veterinary Nutritional Consultations, Inc. which offers independent information and consulting about companion animal nutrition and pet supplements. With a career that includes being a general practitioner, veterinary nutritionist, academician, to consultant she offers unique perspectives on the role of nutrition, supplements and integrative veterinary care for companion animals

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