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

Is Expensive Dog Food Better?
Dogs
Is Expensive Dog Food Better?
It is difficult not to feel overwhelmed when faced with choosing a food for your dog. Not only is it difficult to choose between the many flavours and textures; but there are a number of price points to consider. The fol…
August 25, 2022 • 8 shares
Can I Feed Leftovers to Chickens?
Bird
Can I Feed Leftovers to Chickens?
Feeding kitchen scraps to our backyard chickens seems like a great way to make the best use of our waste. Our egg-laying birds can potentially turn yesterday’s leftovers into the next morning’s breakfast egg. However, th…
May 31, 2022 • 79 shares
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 • 30 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 • 233 shares • 6 comments
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