Vetster option 02 (Blog)

Marie Menniti

BVMS MSc AFHEA MRCVS

Marie is originally from Canada where she got her Masters in Animal Nutrition. Her research was canine nutrition. Soon after, she landed in Edinburgh where she attended veterinary school. During her veterinary studies, Marie also achieved the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Her first veterinary job was working with poultry in Scotland. With her interest in teaching, she presented the poultry medicine at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary medicine and developed the Extra Mural Studies program at her practice. Marie keeps up her nutrition knowledge by attending the yearly European Society of Veterinary & Comparative Nutrition Congress. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and hiking the trails around Scotland. Marie lives with a chatty Bengal cat named Meeyu.

Latest articles by Marie Menniti

Are There Any Good Quality Plant-Based Dog Foods?
Dogs
Are There Any Good Quality Plant-Based Dog Foods?
The foods for dogs that you typically find in the shops will always include an animal-based ingredient. However, it is true that dogs can get all the nutrients they need using plant-based sources. Vegetarian and vegan do…
May 11, 2022 • 36 shares
Is Kibble Really Safe?
Cats
Is Kibble Really Safe?
Kibble is the most common type of food found in the cupboards of homes with cats and dogs. It’s easy to see why it is a favourite in pet-owning households; it is relatively inexpensive, easy to serve, and it has a long s…
April 14, 2022 • 28 shares
Can Raw Dog Food Really Cause Nerve Damage?
Controversial topics
Can Raw Dog Food Really Cause Nerve Damage?
Raw meats are known to carry harmful pathogens. We’re familiar with the requirements to keep a clean kitchen after handling raw meat. All surfaces in contact with raw meat must be disinfected and cleaned with warm, soapy…
April 6, 2022 • 41 shares
Why Vets Don’t Recommend Raw Diets
Controversial topics
Why Vets Don’t Recommend Raw Diets
Raw diets are currently increasing in popularity. There are many books available which describe how to prepare them, and pre-made commercial options are readily available for purchase. Even so, many veterinarians are not…
March 8, 2022 • 219 shares • 4 comments
Insects in my dog’s food… on purpose!?
Diet
Insects in my dog’s food… on purpose!?
We would rarely think of “food” and “insects” as things that go together. However, in the case of dog diets, creepy crawlers are actually being deliberately added as a source of protein. This is one of the newest trends…
February 11, 2022 • 73 shares
Maintaining Pet Weight Loss
Diet
Maintaining Pet Weight Loss
Obesity is becoming more prevalent in our pets these days. Thankfully, in recent years, veterinary teams have added tools to their kit to help tackle this widespread issue. This includes specially formulated commercial d…
January 29, 2022 • 30 shares
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