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  1. Dog cuisine

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This book chapter focuses on the consumption of cuisine by dogs. An introduction describes the differences in dog food and dog cuisine. It examines the cuisine that is provided to pander to the taste buds of dogs, or those their owners perceive them to have, and the ethical concerns of their...

  2. Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Corr, S., Palmer, C., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M.

    Overfeeding is arguably the most significant feeding-related welfare problem for companion animals in developed countries. From an animal welfare perspective, the amount fed presents a dilemma between avoiding feelings of hunger and maximizing animal health. This chapter will not only focus on...

  3. What is a canine athlete?

    Contributor(s):: Zink, M. C., Dyke, J. B. van

    Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is the newest specialty in veterinary medicine. It encompasses and integrates a variety of fields, including orthopedics, exercise physiology, neurology, cardiology, pulmonology, nutrition, and others. Rehabilitation, which includes conditioning...

  4. Search and rescue: nutritional considerations for dogs with missions from drugs to disaster

    Contributor(s):: Newman, M.

  5. Behaviour of cats

    Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J.

    The origin, history and effects of domestication, behaviour and relationship with humans of cats are described.