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The life span of pet animals (and their owners) is getting longer and thus, nowadays, the veterinary physician faces nutritional problems related to geriatric dogs more often than in the past. One of the most important topics in geriatric prevention is the ability to differentiate nutrients...

Author(s)
Berwid-Wójtowicz, S. J.; Ostaszewski, P.
Publisher
Elamed Wydawnictwo, Katowice, Poland
Citation
Weterynaria w Praktyce, 2009, 6, 5, pp 56...60
Abstract

Geriatric diet is taking an increasingly important role in veterinary clinical practice. Before choosing the most appropriate diet for our patient it is essential firstly assess the state of his health through clinical examination and laboratory tests to rule out any possible alterations of...

Author(s)
Cassi, I.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2015, 32, 10, pp 27-31
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if feeding dogs medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), fish oil, and L-carnitine enriched foods offsets age-associated changes in serum fatty acids (FA) and carnitine metabolites. Forty-one healthy Beagles, mean age 9.9 years (range 3.1 to 14.8), were fed...

Author(s)
Hall, J. A.; Jewell, D. E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 11, pp e49510
Abstract

Ageing, like all physiological effects, has a multifactorial origin and is linked to the progressive reduction in the function of some organs and systems. Feeding can play an important role in the control of the ageing process by the improvement of quality of life and the prevention of some...

Author(s)
Bailoni, L.; Cerchiaro, I.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2005, 29, Supp. 2, pp 51-55
Abstract

As companion animals age and pass through various life stages from in utero to the geriatric state, nutrient requirements change along with the manner in which nutrients are utilized by the various organ systems in the body. From the regulatory perspective, recognized life stages include...

Author(s)
Fahey, G. C., Jr.; Barry, K. A.; Swanson, K. S.
Publisher
Annual Reviews, Palo Alto, USA
Citation
Annual Review of Nutrition, 2008, 28, pp 425-445
AbstractFull Text

This paper reviews several concepts in the nutrition of dogs and cats. The differences between companion and production animal nutrition are presented. The following topics are discussed: objectives of companion animal feeding; homemade and commercial pet foods; basic principles of nutrition and...

Author(s)
Hol, B. G.
Publisher
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, India
Citation
Intas Polivet, 2002, 3, 2, pp 347-355
Abstract

This second edition provides comprehensive coverage of nutritional principles, nutrient requirements, feeding management and treatment of nutritionally responsive diseases. There are new chapters on health and diet, nutritional management of gastrointestinal disease, nutrition and cancer and...

Author(s)
Case, L. P.; Carey, D. P.; Hirakawa, D. A.; Daristotle, L.
Publisher
Mosby Inc., St Louis, USA
Citation
Canine and feline nutrition: a resource for companion animal professionals., 2000, Ed.2, pp xvi + 592 pp.
Abstract

A review. Aging in dogs is associated with increased susceptibility to injury and decreased capacity to resist or repair injury. Chronologic age is not a reliable indicator of functional age. Elderly dogs differ more from each other than do dogs of other age groups. A properly administered ...

Author(s)
Moser, E. A.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1991, 13, 12, pp 1762-1765
Abstract

This review considers nutritional management of aging dogs and cats. Topics covered are geriatric nutritional evaluation (patient, diet and feeding management), effect of age on nutrient requirements (energy, protein and other nutrients), suggestions for making dietary changes, and common...

Author(s)
Laflamme, D.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 1997, 27, 6, pp 1561-1577
Abstract

The chapter gives general guidelines to nutrition of geriatric cats and dogs with special emphasis on obesity. Feeding of the sick cat and dog is discussed along with enteral and parenteral feeding. The detailed recommendations are presented in several tables and figures.

Author(s)
Hoskins, J. D.; Goldston, R. T.; Laflamme, D. P.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Geriatrics & gerontology of the dog and cat., 1995, pp 23-36

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