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 Nutrition Open House & "Pets Reducing for Rescues" Kickoff

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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Preventative Nutrition Open House & "Pets Reducing for Rescues" Kickoff

  • 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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