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Cornell veterinarian will discuss pet nutrition

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Lindsey Hadlock

Joseph Wakshlag, DVM ’98, Ph.D. ’05, will discuss pet nutrition Dec. 6, 6-7:30 p.m. at Cornell’s Baker Institute for Animal Health, 235 Hungerford Hill Road, Ithaca. In this talk – free and open to the public – Wakshlag will discuss how to combat pet obesity, the pros and cons of dry vs. wet food and cats’ needs as carnivores.

Wakshlag is associate professor in clinical nutrition at the College of Veterinary Medicine and a charter member of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. His interests include obesity management and nutritional intervention for the canine athlete.

His talk is part of the series, “Baker Pet Talks: Tips from Cornell Experts,” and is co-sponsored by the Baker Institute for Animal Health and the Cornell Feline Health Center.

The talk will be livestreamed on the institute’s website.

Call 607-256-5652 or email with questions.


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