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

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 • 31 shares
Cooked Versus Raw Foods for Dogs
Diet
Cooked Versus Raw Foods for Dogs
Raw diets are becoming popular for dogs. Not only have people started preparing raw meals for their dogs at home, there are now a number of commercial options available to save on preparation work. So how do they compare…
January 13, 2022 • 88 shares
Can My Dog Eat Peanuts?
Christmas
Can My Dog Eat Peanuts?
The peanut is a legume with edible seeds. It has found its way onto our tables as a salted snack or as a creamy spread on toast. Peanuts provide a tasty source of protein and fat in our own diet so it is natural to want…
December 23, 2021 • 91 shares
Meat and Animal Derivatives in Pet Food
Diet
Meat and Animal Derivatives in Pet Food
When looking over the ingredient list on our cat or dog’s food, it isn’t uncommon to come across “meat and animal derivatives”. As unappetizing as that might sound, they can make up an important part of a nutritious meal…
December 8, 2021 • 50 shares • 2 comments
Can I buy a fully-trained puppy?
Dogs
Can I buy a fully-trained puppy?
Having a puppy in the home is such a joy! They offer almost endless amounts of entertainment with their antics as they learn about the world around them. As much fun as it is to have a playful puppy, it essential that th…
November 21, 2021 • 47 shares
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