In Dogs Does Feeding Raw Dietary Treats Reduce or Prevent Periodontal Disease?

  • Nieky van Veggel Writtle University College Lordship Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 3RR
  • James Oxley Independent researcher 102 Bosworth Road Measham Swadlincote DE12 7LQ

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2018-08-17

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https://doi.org/10.18849/ve.v3i3.153

Abstract

PICO question

In Dogs Does Feeding Raw Dietary Treats Reduce or Prevent Periodontal Disease?

Clinical bottom line

Considering the weak evidence on raw bones and lack of evidence on other types of raw treats, veterinarians and veterinary nurses should be cautious when recommending raw treats to support periodontal health in dogs. Additionally, they should advise clients accordingly by relying on their clinical experience rather than the literature until more and better quality evidence is generated.


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Author Biography

Nieky van Veggel, Writtle University College Lordship Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 3RR

Senior Lecturer in Bioveterinary Science

Course Manager Bioveterinary Science

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