In Dogs with Periodontal Disease Is Feeding a Complete Raw Meat Diet More Effective Than a Complete Kibble 'Dental' Diet at Reducing Periodontal Disease?

Veterinary Evidence. 2017;2(2) DOI 10.18849/ve.v2i2.88


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Journal Title: Veterinary Evidence

ISSN: 2396-9776 (Online)

Publisher: RCVS Knowledge

Society/Institution: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

LCC Subject Category: Agriculture: Animal culture: Veterinary medicine

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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Nieky van Veggel (School of Sport, Equine and Animal Science Writtle University College Chelmsford Essex CM1 3RR)

Matthew Armstrong (Natures Menu Ltd. Threxton Road Industrial Estate Watton Norfolk IP25 6NG)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 13 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

<p><strong>Clinical bottom line:</strong></p><p>In light of the absence of evidence, vets and vet nurses should be cautious when recommending raw diets to support periodontal health and advise clients accordingly by relying on their clinical experience rather than the literature until more evidence is generated.</p><br /> <img src="/rcvskmod/icons/oa-icon.jpg" alt="Open Access" /> <img src="/rcvskmod/icons/pr-icon.jpg" alt="Peer Reviewed" />