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Canine Feeding and Nutrition
Julio E. Correa
Free to View, Download, or Print
Pages / Length: 8
Publication Date: 12/10/2008

Like humans, dogs have daily nutritional requirements including carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. This publication utilizes visual aids to explain the canine digestion and absorption process, detailing which function each section of gastrointestinal tract is responsible for and also what nutrition each requires. You’ll also find several tips for selecting commercially prepared dog food or preparing dog feed at home.