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a diet history should include

type
how much
how often

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complete

all nutrients present and bioavailable

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balanced

feed to meet the pets enerrgy req
req for non-energy nutrients are automatically met

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information panal must include

nutritional statement of adequacy
basis of nutrition claim
ingrediant list
guaranteed analysis
manufacturer ordistributer name and address
feeding directions
upc code

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all beef or 100% beef

95% beef minimum

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beef & chicken

95% first ingrediant, 3% min second ingrediant

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beef dinner

25% meat

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beef & rice

25% beef and 3% min rice

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with beef

3% beef

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beef flavor

no minimum requirement

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formulation method

calculation sum ingrediants and lab analysis

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feeding trial

maintenance
6-8 dogs of 1-6 years of age
food is sole source
min of 6 months
physical exams
body weight weekly
rbc, pcv, hgb, sap and albumin

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treats should be given at less than

5%

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nutrient

sustance that mmust be consumed in the diet to provide a source of energy for growth or substance to regulate growth metabolism and energy production

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ingrediant

the means to acheive nutritional and palatability goals. may supply all or no nutrients at all

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ingrediant list

as fed basis
descending order by weight

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guaranteed analysis

protein min
fat min
fiber max
moisture max

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moisture in foods

kibble: 10%
canned: 75%

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figure dry matter

100-moisture

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figure nutrient on dry matter basis

nutrient/dm percentage

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Recommended range for dog protein

18-28%

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recomended protein for cats

30-45%

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recommended fat for dogs

5-20%

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recommended fat for cats

9-30%