Preventative Nutrition = Ideal Weight & Evidence Based Supplements
Preventive Nutrition is the key to wellness & vitality!
(Pet) Food is an emotional issue….
Canine Wellness as taught by “Travis” for 14 years <ul><li>OCD of shoulder </li></ul><ul><li>Hip dysplasia </li></ul><ul>...
Feline Wellness as taught by “Buck” over 22 years <ul><li>Periodontal Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Resorptive lesions...
What diseases can we prevent with nutrition? <ul><li>Dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity/weight management </li></ul><ul...
Preventing dental problems with nutrition
Internal organ problems are caused by dental disease Kidney, heart, diabetes, pancreatitis, discospondylitis, others
In a national survey only 4% of clients brush their pets teeth daily!
Proven effective ingredients <ul><li>Chlorhexidene </li></ul><ul><li>Hexametaphosphate </li></ul><ul><li>Zn gluconate </li...
Prevention by Nutritional Products Daily brushing is still the best!
Veterinary Oral Health Council vohc.org
Getting & keeping pets at their ideal weight
Purina Study May 2002 <ul><li>Showed that ideal weight dogs lived an average of 15% longer and had fewer health problem...
Body Condition Score (BCS) is a vital step in our nutritional assessment of pets
Dangers of Obesity <ul><li>Skin infections </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing difficulty/Respiratory problems </li></ul><ul><li>J...
 
1 ) How is Ideal weight defined? 2) What % of pets do we see that we consider to have reached their ideal weight? The toug...
How do we get dogs to lose weight?
Keys to Ideal weight <ul><li>HAVE AN EXPERT ASSESSMENT DONE </li></ul><ul><li>KNOW THE CALORIES in everything your pet eat...
What about cats?
My personal challenges!
Just how does one go about exercising a cat??????
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis Treatment
<ul><li>Fish oils (EPA & DHA) </li></ul><ul><li>Joint supplements </li></ul><ul><li>Probiotics, prebiotics </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Osteoarthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Inflammatory skin disease </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney & heart disease, cancer </...
Fish oil challenges/Issues <ul><li>Dosing of EPA 20mg/lb EPA 60lb dog = 7 human capsules for ant-inflammatory dose </li>...
Joint supplements
Challenges/Issues <ul><li>In a major study 84% of labeled human products were not what the label stated </li></ul><ul><li>...
Breed specific nutrition??? <ul><li>Retrievers orthopedic disease, weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Yorkshire Terrier...
Preventive Nutrition is the key to wellness & vitality! <ul><li>“ Iron Dogs” 5 to 20% over ideal </li></ul><ul><li>“ Big...
Some pets are just so embarrassed…. Facebook.com/westsidefamilypet
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Preventative Pet Nutrition Open House

This short power point showcases the most recent preventative pet nutrition breakthroughs as shared by Dr Ken Lambrecht of Westside Family Pet Clinic given at the Preventative Nutrition Open House and kickoff of the "Pets Reducing for Rescues" 2010 Ideal Weight Contest
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Lifestyle      
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Transcripts - Preventative Pet Nutrition Open House

  • 1. Preventative Nutrition = Ideal Weight & Evidence Based Supplements
  • 2. Preventive Nutrition is the key to wellness & vitality!
  • 3. (Pet) Food is an emotional issue….
  • 4. Canine Wellness as taught by “Travis” for 14 years <ul><li>OCD of shoulder </li></ul><ul><li>Hip dysplasia </li></ul><ul><li>Osteoarthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Pulpitis of Upper Canine tooth </li></ul><ul><li>Laryngeal Paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive disease/Hearing loss </li></ul>
  • 5. Feline Wellness as taught by “Buck” over 22 years <ul><li>Periodontal Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Resorptive lesions </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney disease </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperthyroidism </li></ul><ul><li>Lung mass </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis/Paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive disease </li></ul>
  • 6. What diseases can we prevent with nutrition? <ul><li>Dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity/weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Osteoarthritis (esp large breeds) </li></ul><ul><li>Food allergies, intestinal disease </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer, heart, kidney, _____, ______ </li></ul><ul><li>Breed specific diseases </li></ul>
  • 7. Preventing dental problems with nutrition
  • 8. Internal organ problems are caused by dental disease Kidney, heart, diabetes, pancreatitis, discospondylitis, others
  • 9. In a national survey only 4% of clients brush their pets teeth daily!
  • 10. Proven effective ingredients <ul><li>Chlorhexidene </li></ul><ul><li>Hexametaphosphate </li></ul><ul><li>Zn gluconate </li></ul><ul><li>“ Friction” = tooth brushing, rawhides, chewing </li></ul><ul><li>NOT hard bones! </li></ul>
  • 11. Prevention by Nutritional Products Daily brushing is still the best!
  • 12. Veterinary Oral Health Council vohc.org
  • 13. Getting & keeping pets at their ideal weight
  • 14. Purina Study May 2002 <ul><li>Showed that ideal weight dogs lived an average of 15% longer and had fewer health problems </li></ul><ul><li>If a Labrador’s expected life is 12-13 yrs and it stays lean its entire life should add 2 yrs) </li></ul>www.purina.com/science/research/DogMoreYears.aspx
  • 15. Body Condition Score (BCS) is a vital step in our nutritional assessment of pets
  • 16. Dangers of Obesity <ul><li>Skin infections </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing difficulty/Respiratory problems </li></ul><ul><li>Joint problems </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes Mellitus </li></ul><ul><li>Heart problems </li></ul>
  • 18. 1 ) How is Ideal weight defined? 2) What % of pets do we see that we consider to have reached their ideal weight? The tough questions!
  • 19. How do we get dogs to lose weight?
  • 20. Keys to Ideal weight <ul><li>HAVE AN EXPERT ASSESSMENT DONE </li></ul><ul><li>KNOW THE CALORIES in everything your pet eats = watch those treats! </li></ul><ul><li>MEASURE EACH FEEDING (feed 2x /day) </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T LEAVE FOOD OUT for munching/grazing </li></ul><ul><li>PROVIDE CONSISTENT exercise </li></ul>
  • 21. What about cats?
  • 22. My personal challenges!
  • 23. Just how does one go about exercising a cat??????
  • 24. Osteoarthritis
  • 25. Osteoarthritis Treatment
  • 26. <ul><li>Fish oils (EPA & DHA) </li></ul><ul><li>Joint supplements </li></ul><ul><li>Probiotics, prebiotics </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-oxidants </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins & Minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Kelp, herbs, garlic, yeast, enzymes, etc </li></ul>Evidence based supplements
  • 27. <ul><li>Osteoarthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Inflammatory skin disease </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney & heart disease, cancer </li></ul><ul><li>and now even dental disease (AVDS meeting Oct 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Bauer JE. I Am Vet Med Assoc 2006 , 229:680-684. </li></ul><ul><li>Caterson B, et al. Hills European Symposium Genoa, Italy, Apr 2005:14-18. </li></ul><ul><li>Smith CE, et al. J Vet Inter Med 2007, 21:265-273. </li></ul><ul><li>Soukup, Jason DVM AVDC American Veterinary Dental Forum Oct 2009 </li></ul>Fish Oils = EPA & DHA is documented for the treatment of
  • 28. Fish oil challenges/Issues <ul><li>Dosing of EPA 20mg/lb EPA 60lb dog = 7 human capsules for ant-inflammatory dose </li></ul><ul><li>Quality, purity, odor, cost </li></ul><ul><li>Flax seed/oil is NOT well converted by pets to EPA </li></ul><ul><li>Most over the counter products are fine but daily compliance (pills vs liquids vs Rx foods) is the issue </li></ul>Consumerlab.com
  • 29. Joint supplements
  • 30. Challenges/Issues <ul><li>In a major study 84% of labeled human products were not what the label stated </li></ul><ul><li>Not FDA regulated </li></ul><ul><li>Proven active ingredients = Glucosamine & Chondroitin sulfate, ASU, perna green lipped mussel </li></ul><ul><li>Need to get these from your veterinarian only until better regulation/testing becomes available </li></ul><ul><li>Consumerlab.com </li></ul>
  • 31. Breed specific nutrition??? <ul><li>Retrievers orthopedic disease, weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Yorkshire Terriers periodontitis, knees, weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Beagles weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Boxers higher rates of cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Pugs teeth issues, weight & soft palate problems </li></ul>
  • 32. Preventive Nutrition is the key to wellness & vitality! <ul><li>“ Iron Dogs” 5 to 20% over ideal </li></ul><ul><li>“ Biggest 4 Pawed Losers” 20% or more over ideal </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fat Cats” over 20% of ideal </li></ul><ul><li>“ Iron Cats” 5 to 20% over ideal </li></ul><ul><li>“ Special care” arthritis, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Dog Pack Challenge a 3 or 5 dog team in same category </li></ul>
  • 33. Some pets are just so embarrassed…. Facebook.com/westsidefamilypet

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