J Nutr Sci 2017 3;6:e33. Epub 2017 Jul 3.
Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, College of Agrarian and Veterinarian Sciences, UNESP - Sao Paulo State University, Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884-900, Brazil.
The present study evaluated recipes of home-prepared diets for dogs and cats published in Portuguese. A total of 106 diets were evaluated: eighty for dogs, twenty-four for cats and two intended for both species. A commercial software package was used to analyse the diets, and an ingredient chemical composition database was built based on the Brazilian Tables of Food Composition and United States Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database. Read More