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Animal Physiotherapy: Assessment, Treatment and by Catherine McGowan, Lesley Goff

By Catherine McGowan, Lesley Goff

Animal Physiotherapy is a vital reference advisor for physiotherapists trying to practice the confirmed advantages of physiotherapy to the remedy of better half and function animals. For veterinarians and others who paintings with animals, the publication reports the clinical ideas in the back of the perform of physiotherapy, and what it may possibly in attaining. For the physiotherapist this booklet offers crucial utilized heritage details on animal behaviour, foodstuff, biomechanics and workout body structure.

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Body condition is a subjective evaluation of body composition. Body condition scoring is a practical method for subjectively assessing the animal’s body fat stores and muscle mass that has been validated against a ‘gold standard’ method of measurement of body composition. Whenever an animal starts to become overweight, the food intake should be reduced to allow a return to lean body condition. The primary goals of obesity management in dogs and cats are to reduce the animal’s daily consumption of calories and/or increase its daily energy expenditure.

Monitoring of progress is crucial and regular reassessment must be scheduled. It is recommended that foods that are specifically formulated for obesity management of dogs and cats be fed to animals during weight loss. 2 Applied equine nutrition Whether an animal is used as a source of income or as a companion, there is an inescapable and desired responsibility to ensure the well-being of the animal and, in the case of performance horses, optimise its performance via training, equipment, management, appropriate therapies and of course, nutrition.

Applied animal nutrition Bacterial contamination is a common problem when food is fed raw or incompletely cooked (Joffe & Schlesinger 2002). This not only presents a health risk for dogs and cats, but also for the people who formulate and mix the raw food. Exposure to bacteria and other potential pathogens can occur from handling raw meat or from crosscontamination of dishes and utensils used to prepare the food. It is therefore strongly recommended that only cooked food be fed to dogs and cats.

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