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Dietary effects on canine and feline behavior.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12701518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effects of dietary deficiency, including both malnutrition and deficiency of specific vitamins, on behavior is discussed with special emphasis on the growing kitten and puppy. The effect of caloric restriction on behavior is reviewed so that owners can be advised what to expect when their dog is placed on a reducing diet. The evidence for influence of dietary protein and tryptophan on canine aggression is presented. The effect of special diets on canine cognitive dysfunction is reviewed.
Katherine A Houpt; Steven Zicker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0195-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Small Anim. Pract.     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-18     Completed Date:  2003-05-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809942     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-16, vii-viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Animal Behavior Clinic, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-6401, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed*
Behavior, Animal*

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