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Guideline Contributors

Martha G. Cline, DVM, DACVN
Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians, Lafayette, Indiana

Jason B. Coe, DVM, PhD
Department of Population Medicine

Robin Downing, DVM, MS (Bioethics), DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP
Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada;
The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management, LLC, Windsor, Colorado

Tiffany Durzi, DVM, CVA, CCRT, CVPP§
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Primary Healthcare Centre

Maryanne Murphy, DVM, PhD, DACVN
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee

Valerie Parker, DVM, DACVIM, DACVN
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

M. G. Cline is the chair of the AAHA Nutrition and Weight Management Guidelines Task Force.
§ T. Durzi is the representative for the Primary Care Veterinary Educators.

Correspondence: [email protected]

These guidelines are supported by generous educational grants from Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc., Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets, and Royal Canin®.