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Articles by Charlotte Higgins, AS, CVT

Charlotte Higgins, AS, CVT

Charlotte Higgins is a nurse practitioner in nutrition at the MJ Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She's also a member of the organizing committee of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians.

Nutritional nuggets for hyperthyroid cats
March 1, 2012

The right veterinary diet can be key to helping manage hyperthyroidism. Consider this advice about how to offer nutritional support for cats with hyperthyroidism.

Managing chronic kidney disease: Nutrition is key
March 1, 2011

A look at the effects of CKD and how proper nutrition can help.

Two tips for allocating treats
September 1, 2010

Providing appropriate treats for pets doesn't have to be tricky.

Top 5 missed opportunities in nutritional management
September 1, 2010

Be sure you're taking every chance to help clients learn what to feed their pets.

16 essential nutritional history questions
September 1, 2010

How to conduct an effective interview with clients.

What else to look for when assigning a BCS
September 1, 2010

Muscle wasting and other abnormalities may be lying just beneath the surface.


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