Home-Prepared Dog and Cat Diets 2nd Edition

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.

Section I. Nutrition and Dietary Management.
Chapter 1. Homemade Diets.
Chapter 2. Food Safety.
Chapter 3. Nutrients.
Chapter 4. Canine and Feline Energy Requirements.
Chapter 5. Feeding the Healthy Adult Dog or Cat.
Chapter 6. Feeding the Puppy or Kitten.
Chapter 7. Feeding the Pregnant or Lactating Dog or Cat.
Chapter 8. Feeding the Senior Pet.
Chapter 9. Feeding the Performance Dog.
Chapter 10. Food Intolerance and Allergy.
Chapter 11. Obesity.
Chapter 12. Skeletal and Joint Diseases.
Chapter 13. Diet and Gastrointestinal Disease.
Chapter 14. Diet and Chronic Renal Disease.
Chapter 15. Diet and Urinary Tract Stones.
Chapter 16. Diet and Skin Disease.
Chapter 17. Diet and Endocrine Diseases.
Chapter 18. Diet and Heart Disease.
Chapter 19. Diet and Pancreatic Disease.
Chapter 20. Diet and Hepatic Disease.
Chapter 21. Diet and Cancer.
Section II. Home-Prepared Diet Recipes.
Dog Diets.
Diets for Healthy Dogs.
Diets for Dogs with Special Conditions.
Cat Diets
Diets for Healthy Cats
Diets for Cats with Special Conditions
Appendix 1: Listing of Dog Diets by Protein Source 
Appendix 2: Listing of Cat Diets by Protein Source 

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. 

Book Details

  • Paperback: 556 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition (April 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813801192
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813801193
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.3 inches
List Price: $52.99 
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