Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dietary requirements: geriatrics

Contributor(s): Marge Chandler, Alison Jones

Introduction

  • Maximum lifespan is estimated as 35 years. Average lifespan is influenced by:
    • Genetics.
    • Health care.
    • Nutrition.
    • Mature body size.

Normal physiological changes

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Feeding procedure

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Laflamme D (1997)Nutritional management. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract27(6), 1561-1577.
  • Taylor E J et al(1995)Some nutritional aspects of ageing in dogs and cats. Proc Nutr Soc54(3), 645-656.
  • Markham R W et al(1989)Geriatric nutrition. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract19(1), 165-185.


ADDED