nutrition

Global Nutrition Guidelines in Russian

The WSAVA Global Nutrition Guidelines, together with articles from our congress proceedings are now being translated into Russian.

Global Support for WSAVA Nutritional Guidelines

[Press Release: 8 June 2011] Ten national veterinary associations, including those in the USA, New Zealand and Sweden, have signed up to support the Global Nutritional Guidelines launched by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) in March 2011 with more expected to endorse them later in the year.

The Guidelines form part of the WSAVA’s campaign to ensure that a nutritional assessment and recommendation is made on every patient during every visit to the vet.  It will be known as the 5th Vital Assessment (V5), adding to the existing four vital assessments of temperature, pulse, respiration and pain which are routinely taken.  They have been designed to be consistent with those p

Global Nutrition Guidelines

Global Nutrition Guidelines

The Global Nutrition Committee (GNC) began life in 2010 with the initial task of developing global nutrition guidelines, which were first published in 2011. The goal of these Guidelines is to help the veterinary healthcare team and pet owners ensure that dogs and cats are on an optimal nutrition plan tailored to the needs of the individual dog or cat.

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