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Archive for April 25th, 2014

I’ve written about feline nutrition many times in the past, including the post Vets and Pet Food.  I found yet another interesting article on the subject, by Dr Meg Smart.

At present, only 8% of the Veterinary Colleges in North America have nutrition as a prerequisite for admission into the veterinary programme. Introductory nutrition courses are taught in 75% of the veterinary colleges in the United States. Applied clinical nutrition in both large and small animals is taught as an elective in 14 to 28% of the colleges. Exit interviews of graduates and surveys of practicing veterinarians indicate that they are not adequately trained in nutrition.

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