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Education Courses Companion Animal Dietetics

Companion Animal Dietetics

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
4
Lectures
20
Practical lessons
10
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Recommended time in CV: Semester 8 or 11
Study prerequisites: Signiture from Animal Nutrition I.-II.

Responsible teacher: Prof. Dr. Sándor Gy. Fekete

Tematics: DOG_CAT_HORSE ARE TREATED AS COMPANION ANIMAL

  • Principles of dietetics; types of feeds and their dietary evaluation
  • Feeding of healthy dog, cat and horse througout the whole life cícle
  • Dietary needs of reproduction and lactation
  • Nursing of whelps, kitten and foals
  • Geriatics of dog, cat and horse
  • Feeding of cachectic patient
  • Dietetics of overweight and obesity
  • Dietary treatment of gastrointestinal problems
  • Diets of skin diseases
  • Diets for cardiac, renal and hepatic disease
  • Dietary management of exocrine pancreas insufficiency (EPI)
  • Dietetics of diabetes
  • Feeding and nutrition during intensive care
  • Principles of feeding and nutrition of sick and fever companion
  • Feeding aspects of urolithiasis
  • Dietary approach of orthopedic diseases
  • Diets for cancer patient

Evaluation description

Form of acceptance: participation and exam