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Feed your pet right : the authoritative guide to feeding your dog and cat

Author: Marion Nestle; Malden C Nesheim
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Describes how to properly develop a healthy diet for cats and dogs, examining the products in the pet food industry and its marketing practices, analyzing the ethical considerations, and providing specific recommendations for pet owners.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Nestle; Malden C Nesheim
ISBN: 9781439166420 1439166420 9781439166444 1439166447
OCLC Number: 419816152
Description: vi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What pets ate --
What pets need --
Inventing commercial pet foods --
Pet foods as an industry --
Pet foods: wet and dry --
The ingredients --
The rendered ingredients --
Who sets pet food rules? --
What's on those labels? --
The pet food marketplace: segments --
Products at a premium --
For young and old --
For special health problems --
For weight loss --
Snacks, treats, chews, and bottled waters --
Dietary supplements --
Do supplements work? --
Unconventional diets --
The raw --
The home cooked --
Are commercial pet foods healthy for pets? --
Do people eat pet food? --
Do pet food companies influence veterinarians? --
Is pet food research ethical? --
Concluding thoughts.
Responsibility: Marion Nestle and Malden C. Nesheim.
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Describes how to properly develop a healthy diet for cats and dogs, examining the products in the pet food industry and its marketing practices, analyzing the ethical considerations, and providing specific recommendations for pet owners.

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