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The knowledge about feline nutrition and its effects on the animal's health is a reality in veterinary medicine. It has had progressively more investments in this area, since the dietary management can prevent the development of certain diseases affecting many organ systems and assists in the...

Author(s)
Xavier Júnior, F. A. F.; Macambira, K. D. da S.; Araujo, S. L.; Freitas, V. M. L.; Morais, G. B. de; Costa, G. M.; Silveira, J. A. de M.; Evangelista, J. S. A. M.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2016, 10, 4, pp 798-808
Abstract

Differences in lysine and arginine requirements among various species such as omnivores (humans, pigs, rats, dogs), carnivores (cats), herbivores (rabbits, horses), ruminants (cattle), poultry, and fish, are covered in detail in this article. Although lysine is classified as an indispensable amino...

Author(s)
Ball, R. O.; Urschel, K. L.; Pencharz, P. B.
Publisher
American Society for Nutrition, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, 2007, 137, 6, pp 1626S-1641S
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
Abstract

This review discusses nutritional factors, anticipated weight gains and effects of nursing, manifestations resulting from deficiencies or excesses in the diet, environmental factors, hyperthermia and swimmer puppies, infectious causes of neonatal death, bacterial causes, viral causes and parasitic...

Author(s)
Poffenbarger, E. M.; Ralston, S. L.; Olson, P. N.; Chandler, M. L.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1991, 13, 1, pp 25-29, 32-37
Abstract

Birthweight of 189 puppies from 30 litters and body composition in 42 puppies from different breeds are tabulated. Number of puppies in a litter increased with increasing bodyweight of the mother. Litter weight (average 13.5% of mother's weight) did not differ in bitches of different size. Average...

Author(s)
Meyer, H.; Dammers, C.; Kienzle, E.
Citation
Fortschritte in der Tierphysiologie und Tierernährung, 1985, 16, pp 7-25

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