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Feeding Canine Athletes

March 22, 2013 / (1) comments

I am on vacation this week. Rather than leave you hanging while I’m catching up on some much needed R & R, I thought I’d channel Linda Richman of Saturday Night Live “Coffee Talk” fame.

“Talk amongst yourselves. I’ll give you a [link to a] topic. Discuss!”

Today’s Link:

The Nutritional Requirements of Exercising Dogs

Do you have experience feeding athletic dogs? What works? What doesn’t?

Dr. Jennifer Coates

Image: Ran Z / via Shutterstock

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  • Complicated
    03/22/2013 05:22pm

    That's some complicated stuff.

    I did have to chuckle, though, when it said the dog "became exhausted after only 15 miles". Egads! I'd be exhausted, too.

 



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JENNIFER COATES, DVM

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... graduated with honors from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. In the years since, she has practiced veterinary medicine in Virginia, Wyoming, and Colorado. She is the author of several books about veterinary medicine and animal care, including the Dictionary of Veterinary Terms, Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian .

Jennifer also writes short stories that focus on the strength and importance of the human-animal bond and freelance articles relating to a variety of animal care and veterinary topics. Dr. Coates lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband, daughter, and pets.

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