New PDF release: All Things Bright and Beautiful

By James Herriot

ISBN-10: 0312330863

ISBN-13: 9780312330866

"A particularly warm, very enticing learn. . . . The reader falls absolutely below his spell."
--Associated Press

The moment quantity within the multimillion replica bestselling series

Millions of readers have extremely joyful within the magnificent storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years for the reason that his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.

Now in a brand new version for the 1st time in a decade, All issues vivid and Beautiful is the loved sequel to Herriot's first assortment, All Creatures nice and Small, and alternatives up as Herriot, now newly married, trips one of the distant hillside farms and valley cities of the Yorkshire Dales, taking good care of their inhabitants---both - and four-legged. all through, Herriot's deep compassion, humor, and love of lifestyles shine out as we giggle, cry, and enjoyment in his pics of his many, diverse animal sufferers and their both assorted owners.

"Humor, realism, sensitivity, earthiness; animals comedian and tragic; and other people droll, pathetic, brave, eccentric---all of whom he perspectives with an identical light compassion and a full of life experience of the unhappy, the ridiculous, and the admirable."
--Columbus Dispatch

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Talk to clients about the decrease in metabolic requirements that results from neutering, when to switch from a growth-formulated to an adult-formulated food, and how that transition should occur. • Discuss with the staff the criteria for determining which diets everyone in the practice recommends, as well as diets to avoid recommending. Which foods are on the practice’s “A list,” and why. Which are on the practice’s “B list,” and why. Help staff identify clients who are receptive to learning more about dietary recommendations.

Adult dogs can be maintained on a wide range of diets; however, commercial diets are still best because they have been carefully formulated (and many have been tested). Dogs may be fed on a free-choice basis or on a schedule, depending on the situation and the dog’s susceptibility to overeating. Performance Dogs • • • • • Work increases all nutrient needs. “Weekend athletes’ ” increased needs can usually be met by increased consumption rather than supplementation. Hard work and maximum stamina require high digestibility and low bulk, with each energy-providing (protein, fat, and carbohydrate) nutrient comprising a specific percentage of total dietary energy.

For example, cats fed canned diets need approximately twice as much dietary taurine as cats fed dry diets do to sustain normal taurine status. The industry response to the report in 1987 of taurine-deficiency–induced dilated cardiomyopathy in cats was rapid. Most manufacturers immediately began adding taurine to their foods to overcome the negative effects of processing on availability of taurine. Availability of sufficient amounts of taurine in cat foods resulted in a dramatic decline in the occurrence of dilated cardiomyopathy in cats (see the section on heart disease in Chapter 5).

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