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Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-8138-0119-3
560 pages
April 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets, Second Edition provides an introduction to nutrition of the healthy dog and cat and an extensive discussion of medical disorders that can be managed in part through diet. Presenting easy-to-follow recipes that can be prepared at home, this new edition of Donald Strombeck’s classic handbook has been completely rewritten by new author Patricia A. Schenck to reflect the latest nutritional recommendations based on current research. New chapter topics include feeding the puppy and kitten; feeding the pregnant or lactating dog or cat; feeding the senior pet; feeding the performance dog; and the role of diet in pets with cancer. 

Diets are now listed together in a cookbook style for ease of use, and recipes are adjustable for any size dog or cat, allowing exact nutritional values to be calculated. Nutrient content for protein, fat, carbohydrate, and fiber have been provided for every diet, along with the nutrient density. A companion website features downloadable spreadsheets with complete nutritional breakdowns for each recipe.

Useful for both veterinarians and pet owners alike, Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets, Second Edition is a unique handbook written by an expert in the field providing an introduction to the nutritional management of dogs and cats with easy-to-use recipes for home-prepared diets.

Clarification: Calcium Carbonate

We’ve had some questions from readers regarding the use of the term “calcium carbonate,” which is listed as an ingredient in a number of the diets found in this book, and therefore wanted to clarify what is meant by this ingredient. Baking soda comes in two forms: sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate. The sodium bicarbonate version is widely available as “baking soda” and is commonly used in baking, but none of the recipes in this book use it as an ingredient.  The calcium carbonate version of baking soda is sometimes sold as “baking soda substitute” and sometimes referred to as simply “baking soda.”

To avoid confusing sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate, any time the calcium carbonate type of baking soda has been used in a diet in this book, the ingredient includes the specific term “calcium carbonate.”  There are several manufacturers of calcium carbonate baking soda; for example, Amazon carries the Ener-G Foods product baking soda substitute. Calcium carbonate can also be sold for garden use, which is non-food-grade, so to avoid the use of the garden product in foods, the term “baking soda” was used in this book instead to indicate that readers should be sure to select a food-appropriate ingredient.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Section I. Nutrition and Dietary Management 3

Chapter 1. Homemade Diets 5

Chapter 2. Food Safety 15

Chapter 3. Nutrients 23

Chapter 4. Canine and Feline Energy Requirements 51

Chapter 5. Feeding the Healthy Adult Dog or Cat 85

Chapter 6. Feeding the Puppy or Kitten 95

Chapter 7. Feeding the Pregnant or Lactating Dog or Cat 103

Chapter 8. Feeding the Senior Pet 113

Chapter 9. Feeding the Performance Dog 119

Chapter 10. Food Intolerance and Allergy 129

Chapter 11. Obesity 135

Chapter 12. Skeletal and Joint Diseases 143

Chapter 13. Diet and Gastrointestinal Disease 151

Chapter 14. Diet and Chronic Renal Disease 181

Chapter 15. Diet and Urinary Tract Stones 195

Chapter 16. Diet and Skin Disease 207

Chapter 17. Diet and Endocrine Disease 215

Chapter 18. Diet and Heart Disease 229

Chapter 19. Diet and Pancreatic Disease 237

Chapter 20. Diet and Hepatic Disease 243

Chapter 21. Diet and Cancer 255

Section II. Home-Prepared Diets 265

Tools Needed 265

Choosing a Diet 265

Preparing Diets 267

Dog Diet Recipes 269

Dog Diets 277

Cat Diet Recipes 433

Cat Diets 438

Appendix 1: Dog Diets by Protein Source 507

Appendix 2: Cat Diets by Protein Source 513

Index 517

See the supporting companion Web site for this book: www.wiley.com/go/schenck

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Author Information

Patricia A. Schenck, DVM, PhD, is the section chief of the endocrinology section at the Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health at Michigan State University. She is a well-published author, and frequently lectures on endocrinology and nutrition. She is a dog and cat owner, and has trained and shown dogs in conformation, obedience, and rally events.
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Reviews

"It is my opinion that this is a must for the veterinary practice's reference library." (National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America , 2011)

"The second edition provides a more clinical approach to feeding dogs and cats than does the original textbook and could serve as a starting reference for nutritional management of disease." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, December 2010)"From feeding puppies and kittens or pregnant animals to handling the nutritional needs of performance dogs, this new edition has been completely rewritten for the latest nutritional recommendations and is a 'must' for not only vet libraries, but general collections and pet owner reference." (Midwest Book Review, July 2010)  

"Presents important concepts in the nutrition of healthy pets and special considerations for pets with various medical conditions and an extensive listing of recipes for home preparation. This is a useful guide for pet owners and a valuable reference for small animal veterinarians serving clients who wish to feed a home-prepared diet to their pets. Information in this second edition is more solidly supported by current research and is presented in a balanced and unbiased manner." (Doody's Publisher's Club, June 2010)

 





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Press Release

April 08, 2010
Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets, Second Edition

Diet is an important consideration in the care of a pet and is a major factor in health and life expectancy. Today, more pet owners are seeking out homemade diets and have the desire to cook for their pets. Many websites on the internet offer recipes for home-prepared meals. However, few of these recipes are known to be complete or nutritionally balanced.

HOME-PREPARED DOG AND CAT DIETS, SECOND EDITION (Wiley-Blackwell, April 2010) provides an introduction to nutrition of the healthy dog and cat and an extensive discussion of medical disorders that can be managed in part through diet. Presenting easy-to-follow recipes that can be prepared at home, the new edition has been completely rewritten to reflect the latest nutritional recommendations based on current research.

New chapter topics include:

  • Feeding the puppy and kitten
  • Feeding the pregnant or lactating dog or cat
  • Feeding the senior pet
  • Feeding the performance dog
  • The role of diet in pets with cancer

Diets are now listed together in a cookbook style for ease of use, and recipes are adjustable for any size dog or cat, allowing exact nutritional values to be calculated. Nutrient content for protein, fat, carbohydrate, and fiber have been provided for every diet, along with the nutrient density. A companion website features downloadable spreadsheets with complete nutritional breakdowns for each recipe.

Useful for both veterinarians and pet owners alike, HOME-PREPARED DOG AND CAT DIETS, SECOND EDITION is a unique handbook written by an expert in the field providing an introduction to the nutritional management of dogs and cats with easy-to-use recipes for home-prepared diets.

HOME-PREPARED DOG AND CAT DIETS, SECOND EDITION ? April 2010 ? Veterinary Medicine ? Paper: 978-0-8138-0119-3, $ 49.99 ? 556 pp. 

About the Author

Patricia A. Schenck, DVM, PhD, is the section chief of the endocrinology section at the Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health at Michigan State University. She is a well-published author, and frequently lectures on endocrinology and nutrition. She is a dog and cat owner, and has trained and shown dogs in conformation, obedience, and rally events. 

 

About Wiley-Blackwell

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