Nutrition – Feedstuffs – Key Points

Feedstuffs Key Points 1 – Borage oil is an oil of vegetable origin, very attractive from the point of view of its composition in unsaturated fatty acids. Indeed, it is the only oil containing over 20% of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which directly derives from linoleic acid. 2 – The GLA intake in the diet compensates for a number of enzymatic

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Feeding programs in kennel

Feeding programs in kennel

Feeding programs in kennel 1 – nutritional requirements for the maintenance of an adult dog. 2 – Specific Nutritional Requirements: 3 – The Normal Eating Habits of Dogs 4 – The Most Frequent Eating Problems 5 – Variations of the Nutritional Requirements 6 – How to Establish a Rationing Plan in Breeding 7 – Conclusion   about boxer

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Nutrition – Ten commandments

Boxer Dog Nutrition - Ten commandments

Boxer Dog Nutrition – Ten commandments In 1985, Professor R. Wolter of the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire in Alfort, France, formulated his “Ten Commandments” for feeding dogs. These ten rules, reproduced in part below, will help dog owners avoid the most common errors with regard to the practical aspects of feeding dogs. 1. Give the Dog Plenty of Water to Drink

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Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age Progress in veterinary medicine, in particular with regard to improved food and better daily health practices, has significantly increased the lifespan of dogs and cats in recent years. A new branch of veterinary science, geriatrics, has developed to better respond to the specific problems that arise. Changes in the body due to aging mean that an

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Aging and its consequences

Aging and its consequences

  Aging and its consequences While it is true that aging is irreversible, and that there are many theories about how it occurs, certain effects of aging at the cellular, organic, behavioral and sensory levels appear to be less well defined. The best possible knowledge of these effects will allow the owner to improve the dog’s overall health environment, of

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