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Course Description

Today there are many dog breeds known to be “at risk” for chronic disease states such as overweight/obese, developmental orthopedic disease, canine atopic disease, and chronic enteropathy. Understanding the role of specific nutrients and/or dietary factors in the etiopathology of these diseases allows the practitioner to prescribe appropriate diets to best manage these “at risk” canine patients.

Things to Learn

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize the known dog breeds “at risk” for overweight/obese, developmental orthopedic disease (DOD), canine atopic disease (CAD), and chronic enteropathies (CE)
• Understand the role of specific nutrients and/or dietary factors in the etiopathology of these chronic disease states
• Learn how to use appropriate diets proactively to prevent and/or best manage the “at risk” canine patient

About Instructor

Donna Raditic, DVM, CVA, DACVN

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 https://www.vetnutrition.com/research-of-pet-foods/ 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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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate