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obesity in dogs

12-40% incidence

2

free choice feeding

less labor and knowlege
better shares for non dom

incresed obesity skeletal disease
intake?
for dry only
osteoarthritus

3

food restriction

need to calculate

4

dogs eat

1-3 meals a day

5

RER

30(bw) plus 70

6

food dosage

energy requirement divided by energy density

7

calorie intake

cups times kcal/c

8

food dose

energy requirement / energy density

9

after 5-7 what increases/

obesity

10

ideal body condition of 4-5 check:

feel ribs not see
indentatin before leg
no fat over the spine
no sub fat in the leggy area
check waist line

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purina life span study

1 dog ad libitum, and 1 restricted to 25% less than that
lower rate of displastia
lower prevelance of osteoarthritus
lower number of dogs with lesions on multiple joints
live 2.1 years longer without a chronic condition
lived 15% longer

12

first 6 weeks of gestation

1.8 x rer

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last 3 weeks of gestation

3 x rer

14

body weight changes

after 2nd trimester

15

lactation is equal to

heavy work, 4-8xrer

16

during gestation n lactation

20% calories as carbohydrate

17

pups should gain

2-4 g/kg adult weight /day

18

offer solid food

3-4 weeks of age

19

wean at

6-7 weeks

20

devellopmental skeletal disease

hip displasia
osteochondrosis
panosteitis
angular limb defects
other bone nad carilage dysplasia

caused by:
over consumption,
excess calories
excess calcium

21

feeding for growth

3xrer under 4 months
2xrer under 12 months
1.6x rer over 12 months

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the right diet

protein: 25-35%
calcium: 1-1.5%
energy : 3.4-4.2 me/g/dmb

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with a raw diet

could have a vitamin a or d excess
or a calcium deficiency