3 Must-reads on veterinary nutrition

From debunking pet food myths to exploring the history of cat diet, these articles are guaranteed to help you improve your knowledge of pet nutrition.

When it comes to pet nutrition, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions. With the pet food industry constantly evolving, it’s important to keep up with the latest research and recommendations. That’s why we picked 3 articles to sharpen your knowledge of pet nutrition.

From exploring why cat food is so high in carbohydrates to the pros and cons of raw, local, and vegan diets for dogs and cats, to shattering common myths and misconceptions about pet food — there’s something for everyone. Happy reading!

  1. Paleontology for vets: the evolution of cats and carbohydrates: Veterinarian and paleontologist Tom Rothwell, DVM, Ph.D., breaks down the evolution of cats, the chronology of cat feeding, and some of the current consequences of a high-carb cat diet.
  2. What you need to know about today’s veterinary diet trends: According to Lynsey Rinelli, DVM, it is important to be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of alternative therapeutic diets for pets (eg, raw, homemade, vegan). Discover the pros and cons of each of these diet trends, plus check out Rinelli’s recommendations.
  3. real or fantasy? Debunking Common Myths About Pet Food: Dr. Google has made it easier for pet owners to find conflicting nutritional information. Here are 8 different myths and misconceptions about pet food, as well as some tips on how best to discuss them with your customers.

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