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eText: 
ISBN-10 0131718339ISBN-13 9780131718333
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-151258-7ISBN-13 978-0-13-151258-0
Author(s): John P. McNamara - Scientist and Professor Animal Sciences and Nutrition Washington State University
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2006 Pages: 352
Description

For introductory and intermediate courses in Nutrition or Whole Animal Biology related to Nutrition in Animal Sciences, Biology, or Zoology departments.

This text covers the basics of nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals), cellular metabolism, and the principles behind the practices of companion animal nutrition. The final half of the book covers specific biological principles and practices for dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, llamas and alpacas, birds, fish, rodents, and reptiles. It is easy to read, directed to this century’s students, scientifically correct, visually pleasing, and integrates science and the fun of companion animal nutrition. It is written for the student and the teacher, not for the “expert” by the “expert”. Principles of Companion Animal Nutrition fulfills the need for basic animal biology as well as practical companion animal nutrition.

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