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By Catherine McGowan, Lesley Goff

A completely up-to-date version of this crucial reference consultant for physiotherapists and actual therapists, seeking to practice the confirmed merits of physiotherapy to the remedy of significant other and performance animals.

  • Seven new chapters supply drastically improved insurance of functional therapy and rehabilitation
  • Includes stories of other physiotherapy strategies, drawing on either human and animal literature
  • Discusses techniques in small animal medication in addition to for elite equine athletes
  • Provides utilized evidence-based scientific reasoning version, with case examples
  • Now in complete color with many extra illustrations

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R Large and giant breed dogs are at increased risk of developmental orthopaedic disease, for which overnutrition, weight r r r r r r r r r r r r gain and nutrient imbalances, especially concerning calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D, are known to be risk factors. Actual daily or maintenance energy requirements for an individual animal can only be estimated, not calculated exactly. An individual’s actual energy requirements may vary as much as 50% from the calculated value. When calculating the ideal amount of food for a cat or dog, use these estimates only as a starting point, evaluate the animal’s body weight and body condition score regularly and adjust the food intake accordingly, to ensure an ideal lean body weight is maintained.

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