Veterinarians and Nutrition: It’s Not What You Think

Are you confident that your vet is well-trained to give nutritional advice? That your vet has critically reviewed the science provided by pet food manufacturers?

How much study of nutrition do vets get in vet school? “It doesn’t feel like enough,” said Amy Cheung, a fourth-year Canadian vet student interviewed in 2007. Over four years of veterinary training, she said 45-50 hours of course time on pet nutrition. Listen to the  if you’d like.

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