Prebiotic Impacts on Companion Animals

Kelly S Swanson, George C. Fahey

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrebiotics: Development & Application
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9780470023136
StatePublished - Aug 8 2012


  • Canine prebiotic experiments
  • Canine/feline prebiotic experiment summary, published to date
  • Dietary composition, host genotype/environmental factors
  • Feline prebiotic experiments, decreasing total tract nutrient digestibility
  • GI microbiota of canine/feline and health of host animal
  • Intestinal microbes, outcome variables in canine experiments
  • Macronutrient digestibility, primary to faecal characteristics
  • Prebiotic impacts on companion animals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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