COS - 222 - Nutritional Purr-spectives: Feline Health and Clinical Nutrition

Dr. Andrew Sparkes joins the podcast to discuss his role as co-editor in the Purina Institute’s brand new Handbook of Canine and Feline Clinical nutrition. Dr. Sparkes and Dr. Roark walk through the chapters on feline idiopathic cystitis and urolithiasis while discussing what’s new and important in the newest edition of the handbook. Get the new Purina Institute Clinical Nutrition Handbook for free! The Purina Institute ABOUT OUR GUEST: Dr. Andrew Sparkes BVetMed PhD DipECVIM MANZCVS MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (London) in 1983, and after four years in practice joined the University of Bristol as a resident in feline medicine. After the residency, he completed a PhD, and was then appointed as Lecturer in Feline Medicine. In 2000, he moved to the Animal Health Trust in the UK where in 2008 he took over as Head of the Division of Small Animal Studies. In 2012 he was appointed as Veterinary Director of International Cat Care and the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM), and since 2019 he has been an independent consultant. Andrew has published widely, is a diplomate of the ECVIM and is the founding and current co-editor of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
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