Pet food: philosophies, facts, and fallacies
The lecture will cover some of the recent controversies concerning pet food manufacturing, BARF diets, some of the delicate issues that arise from veterinarians selling pet food, and some practical suggestions for answering client concerns.
In case you have missed this webinar, you have the opportunity to watch a recorded version here.
Nick Cave BVSc MVSc PhD MANZCVS DipACVN
Nick Cave graduated from Massey University (NZ) in 1990 with a BVSc, and worked in general practice for 6 years until 1997, when he returned to Massey for a residency in small animal internal medicine, and attained membership in the Australasian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination, and graduated with a Masters in Veterinary Science in 2000. In 2004 he moved to the University of California, Davis, where he attained a PhD in nutrition and immunology. At the same time, he completed a residency in small animal clinical nutrition, and became a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Nutrition by examination in 2004. In late 2005, he returned to Massey University to lecture in small animal medicine and nutrition. He is a founding member of the WSAVA Global Nutrition Committee, and a founding board member for the Massey University Centre for Working Dogs. He has served on the editorial board for Veterinary Quarterly, has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, several textbook chapters, and is a frequent commentator in public media.