CANINE NUTRIGENOMICS

THE NEW SCIENCE OF FEEDING YOUR DOG FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH

Author: W. Jean Dodds, DVM,Diana Laverdure

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617811610

Category: Pets

Page: 323

View: 1457

Nutrigenomics is the new science of how diet affects gene expression at the cellular level, creating vibrant health or chronic disease. Optimum health begins in the cells—and this book shows you how to achieve it for your dog!
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Canine Nutrigenomics

The New Science of Feeding Your Dog for Optimum Health

Author: W. Jean Dodds,Diana Laverdure

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781617811548

Category: Pets

Page: 315

View: 6869

Secrets to Feeding Dogs for Optimum Cellular Health and Longevity Revealed in Groundbreaking New Book Vibrant health begins in the cells. Learn how to transform your dog's cellular health with the power of nutrigenomics in this ground-breaking new book. Nutrigenomics (a combination of the words nutrition and genome) is the study of how the foods we and our pets eat "speak" to our cells to regulate gene expression, which in turn plays a huge role in determining whether a person or animal will live a life of vibrant health, or one plagued by illness. Scientists now know that while we can't change the genes we are born with, we can change how those genes behave, which is exactly what authors W. Jean Dodds, DVM and Diana Laverdure show us how to do in their newest book, Canine Nutrigenomics: The New Science of Feeding Your Dog for Optimum Health from Dogwise Publishing.
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The Canine Thyroid Epidemic

Author: W Jean Dodds,Diana Laverdure

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 161781041X

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Page: N.A

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Problems with your dog? It may be his thyroid! If your dog is lethargic, losing his hair, gaining weight or suddenly becomes aggressive, perhaps the last thing you (or your vet!) would think about is his thyroid. Unfortunately, however, thyroid disorders can cause literally dozens of health and behavioral problems in dogs and frequently go undiagnosed or are misdiagnosed. And the real tragedy is that most thyroid problems are treatable with the right medical care and a well-informed owner can often minimize the chance of a thyroid disorder occurring in the first place. Noted veterinarian Jean Dodds and co-author Diana Laverdure have done the dog owning public and their vets a great service by writing The Canine Thyroid Epidemic. The book is written in such a way to inform both the average dog owner and animal health care professionals about the ways in which thyroid disorders occur, can be prevented and treated.
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Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet

Healthier Dog Food the ABC Way

Author: Steve Brown

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242832

Category: Pets

Page: 133

View: 7486

Ancestors and canine cousins of our dogs didn't eat "krunchy kibble" or "meat 'n gravy in a can." They ate what they found or caught... and it wasn't cooked or "enriched" either! It was high in protein, with balanced fats, and usually included a few fruits, vegetables and grasses. Steve Brown, an expert on canine nutrition, shows how you can bring the benefits of the canine ancestral diet to your dog by feeding him differently as little as just one day a week. And no, you won't need to lead a pack of dogs on a hunting expedition! Just follow Steve's well-researched and easy to follow ABCs to make improvements to whatever your dog currently eats. BONUS! Raw food or home prepared feeders will learn how to balance nutrients more precisely, especially fats, for optimum health. A dog diet to get wild about! • Learn about the latest research on the importance of protein and healthy fats in your dog's diet. • Find out why commercial foods can't include these fragile-but-crucial nutrients, and how you can make sure your dog gets them. • Just one day a week, or more frequently if you choose, follow the simple recipes that balance the nutrition in the commercial food you are feeding—wet or dry!
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Raw and Natural Nutrition for Dogs

The Definitive Guide to Homemade Meals

Author: Lew Olson

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 158394947X

Category: Pets

Page: 276

View: 9944

"A guide to feeding dogs balanced and nutritious raw and home-cooked foods"--
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Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

Author: Andrea J. Fascetti,Sean J. Delaney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813806577

Category: Medical

Page: 388

View: 6270

"Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice. Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading. Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, "Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition. "Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals. Key features Supplies authoritative information from the leading veterinary nutritionists Offers practical strategies for incorporating nutritional principles into daily clinical small animal practice Provides a reliable resource on feeding practices in both healthy and diseased dogs and cats Covers basic background information such as energy requirements and pet food choices as well as clinically oriented topics like weight management and nutritional management of disease Helps veterinary practitioners of all experience levels to confidently and competently make nutritional recommendations
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Ruined by Excess, Perfected by Lack

The Paradox of Pet Nutrition

Author: R. Patton

Publisher: Nottingham University Press

ISBN: 1904761720

Category: Medical

Page: 278

View: 6073

Discussing the worldwide problem of overweight pets, this comprehensive writing explains how behavior—both of pets and people—is a critical aspect of any proper diet. It discusses how pets are poorly adapted to cope with a constant excess of soluble carbohydrate, a common feature found in the majority of dry kibble diets. Therefore, this reference shows how, oftentimes while pet owners believe that they are providing the best nutrition for their pets, they are actually silently robbing their companions of health and longevity in their failure to restrict carbohydrates. In response to this situation this informative book draws on anthropology, genetics, and behavior to establish logical nutrition, thereby educating pet owners on how they can improve the length and quality of their pets' lives.
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Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats

Author: Committee on Animal Nutrition,Subcommittee on Dog and Cat Nutrition,National Research Council,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309086288

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 424

View: 3624

Updating recommendations last made by the National Research Council in the mid-1980s, this report provides nutrient recommendations based on physical activity and stage in life, major factors that influence nutrient needs. It looks at how nutrients are metabolized in the bodies of dogs and cats, indications of nutrient deficiency, and diseases related to poor nutrition. The report provides a valuable resource for industry professionals formulating diets, scientists setting research agendas, government officials developing regulations for pet food labeling, and as a university textbook for dog and cat nutrition. It can also guide pet owners feeding decisions for their pets with information on specific nutrient needs, characteristics of different types of pet foods, and factors to consider when feeding cats and dogs.
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Dog Food Logic

Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices

Author:  Linda P. Case, M.S.

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617811467

Category: Pets

Page: 248

View: 9272

Choosing the right dog food in a world with too many choices
Walking down the dog food aisle in a pet supply superstore can present you with an overwhelming number of choices. Reading about dog food on the internet can make your head spin with so many opinions and stories. And judging the content that you find on dog food packaging can be confusing and misleading. How can the average dog owner make an informed choice in accordance with her dog’s age, size and condition? In her latest book, author Linda Case describes how to make logical, evidence-based decisions for what to feed your dog amid all the options available.

You will learn
• How pet food marketers appeal to your emotions to persuade you to buy a particular type of dog food.
• To distinguish between scientific, evidence-based information and the anecdotal evidence which is so pervasive—and often misleading—in the dog food arena.
• Is there a scientific basis for dog foods designed specifically for puppies, senior dogs, canine athletes—even various breeds of dogs?
• How to read and evaluate all of the material included on a typical package of dog food from the ingredients and label claims (“Natural,” “Anti-Oxidant,” “Low Fat”),to the Nutrient Analysis and Nutritional Adequacy statements.
• How to avoid choice paralysis and the cognitive traps that can interfere with clear decision making.

What experts are saying about Dog Food Logic
Pet food is like a religion for many—but now those strong emotional ties can be backed up with fact. Linda Case separates fact from fiction, explains the complex terms and offers a guide to pet nutrition in simple to comprehend language. Unlike other books on this topic, there is no agenda here—except to present facts and then allow pet owners to make their own logical conclusions, letting the kibble drop where it may.
Steve Dale, CABC, columnist Tribune Content Agency; radio host Black Dog Radio Productions and WGN Radio (Chicago); contributing editor USA Weekend; special correspondent Cat Fancy; author Good Cat!

Dog Food Logic is the indispensable guide to the science behind canine nutrition that will help us to make wise, well-informed choices about how and what we feed our dogs. It takes the fear out of trying to understand proper nutrition and will empower us to determine what is best for the health of our dogs.
Claudia Kawczynska, Founder and Editor-in-chief of The Bark

Don’t read this book if you want someone to tell you what to feed your dog. This is a book for people who want to learn, in a reasoned and thoughtful way, how to figure it out for themselves. Dog Food Logic goes way beyond the usual textbook list of nutritional requirements to cover the pet food industry in all its glory: the history, the business, the marketing, and best of all, the science. Case deftly navigates the most controversial topics in pet food and presents the big picture without interjecting judgment about what approach is best. There’s something here for everyone: pet care professionals and dog lovers alike will learn something new from this informative, easy to read, and well researched book.
Jessica Vogelsang, DVM, CVJ, author, speaker, and CEO of Pawcurious Media

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Feed Your Best Friend Better

Easy, Nutritious Meals and Treats for Dogs

Author: Rick Woodford

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449409938

Category: Cooking

Page: 204

View: 8248

Featuring such options as Puppy Pesto, Bacon Yappetizers and Mutt Loaf, a cookbook by the creator of the "DogFoodDude" blog provides natural-foods recipes for dogs based on the nutritional guidelines of veterinary manuals.
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The Royal Treatment

A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets

Author: Barbara Royal,Anastasia Royal

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451647700

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 2538

Citing a rise in animal illnesses that are akin to human maladies, a guide to promoting animal health draws on evolutionary and species-specific insights to share recommendations for an animal companion's nutritional, emotional and physical needs.
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Performance Dog Nutrition

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617810274

Category:

Page: N.A

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Dog Obsessed

The Honest Kitchen's Complete Guide to a Happier, Healthier Life for the Pup You Love

Author: Lucy Postins

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1623367492

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 7327

Are you OBSESSED with your dog? Have you ever canceled plans because you'd rather spend Saturday night with your pup? Does your dog have his own Facebook page or Instagram feed? When you go on vacation, does your furry BFF come along with her own suitcase? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this dog-care book is for you! Packed with expert tips on dog park etiquette, good grooming, holiday safety, and how to visit friends and family with your dog in tow (hint: BYO treats and a special blanket), Dog Obsessed combines humorous advice with sound, veterinarian-approved programs for weight loss, exercise, and physical and emotional health. Including 45 easy-to-prepare, homemade dog food recipes (plus celebratory party fare and wine pairings for you!), Dog Obsessed is the definitive guide to enjoying a happier, healthier life with your favorite furry family member.
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Home Cooking for Your Dog

75 Holistic Recipes for a Healthier Dog

Author: Christine Filardi

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613125461

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 459

Home Cooking for Your Dog is the first holistic cookbook for dogs to include recipes for cooked meals, treats, and the raw food diet—a big trend in the pet industry. User-friendly, chop-licking recipes like Fido’s Fishcakes, Potluck Polenta, and Peanut Butter and Coconut Cakes call for healthy ingredients you can find in your local grocery store (or may already have at home) to create balanced, nutritious meals for a healthier, happier dog. Headnotes provide nutrition information, cooking tips, and anecdotes from the author about her own four dogs to help readers transition their dogs to a homemade diet. Illustrated with a combination of irresistible color photographs of dogs and humorous line art, the book is a must-have for dog owners everywhere. A portion of the proceeds will support animal rescue. Praise for Home Cooking for Your Dog: “For those who have grown weary of mass-produced dog food, Home Cooking For Your Dog contains healthy recipes and diet advice for dogs.” —LA Times’ Jacket Copy blog “Get your puppy the gift of a nutritious, home made meal.” —Ladies’ Home Journal “It’s chock full of all sorts of goodness your dog will gladly gobble down.” —Modern Dog magazine
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The Dog Diet Answer Book

The Complete Nutrition Guide to Help Your Dog Live a Happier, Healthier, and Longer Life

Author: Greg Martinez

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592337023

Category: Cooking

Page: 192

View: 6585

Includes tips for pet owners to diagnose common dog health problems and adjust diets accordingly. Contains home remedies for common ailments and recipes for homecooked meals and treats.
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Yin & Yang Nutrition for Dogs

Maximizing Health with Whole Foods, Not Drugs

Author: Judy Morgan DVM,Hue Grant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997250138

Category: Dogs

Page: 254

View: 4655

Cooking for dogs according to traditional Chinese medicine food therapy including recipes.
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Not Fit for a Dog!

The Truth about Manufactured Dog and Cat Food

Author: Michael W. Fox,Elizabeth Hodgkins,Marion E. Smart

Publisher: Linden Publishing

ISBN: 1610351517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

View: 6941

Highlighting the dangers of modern pet food--how it is unbalanced, creates addiction, and often contains ingredients that can literally poison your pet, this book destroys the myths propounded by pet food companies that human food is bad for pets, and that natural food diets are unsafe. Three veterinarians share their expertise and scientific evidence, providing an in-depth appraisal of the pet food industry and what people are feeding to their cats and dogs. This revolutionary book teaches how to read pet food labels and what ingredients to avoid, how to save on pet bills by preventing diet-related disease in pets, why veterinarians are often ignorant of the health effects of manufactured pet food, how a change in diet can cure many diet-related illnesses, and why organic farming practices and suppliers can be the best choice for pets. Armed with this information, people will be able to provide a better and healthier life for their animals.
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Dog Body, Dog Mind

Exploring Canine Consciousness and Total Well-Being

Author: Michael Fox

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781599216614

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 4758

With extraordinary insight and vision, veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Fox explores the minds and hearts of dogs. Dogs, and all animals, have much to teach their human companions, if only humans knew how to listen. In Dog Body/Dog Mind, Fox seeks to enhance readers' understanding and communication with their canine companions. He helps readers become more fluent in “dog speak,” and to understand what dogs feel, think, and want, strengthening the dog-human bond. Better communication leads to happier dogs and people. Fox also offers a holistic approach to companion animal care and preventive medicine, as well as behavioral advice and training tips that will help guarantee a healthy and happy animal.
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