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Dietary fiber
Veterinary Clinical Nutrition (1997)
  • Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • W H Anderson
Abstract

A brief review on the use of dietary fibre in pet foods is presented. Definitions and types of dietary fibre available are described along with its physiological effects and use in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases; the complications and contraindications for fibre supplementation in cats and dogs are also discussed.

Keywords
  • diet prescription,
  • fiber,
  • pet feeds
Disciplines
Publication Date
1997
Citation Information
Joe Bartges and W H Anderson. "Dietary fiber" Veterinary Clinical Nutrition Vol. 4 Iss. 1 (1997)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joe_bartges/52/