Veterinary Technician

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(VT43) Nutrition Myths: Facts vs Fiction

Thursday, March 8
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
MBCC, Jasmine E, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

Specialty Veterinary Technician Session: Busting nutrition myths! While not as messy as on TV, we'll address 4 common nutrition myths, and look at the truth behind them.
Meat by-products are inferior in quality compared to whole meat in a diet
Feeding trials are not necessary
Pet food preservatives are bad
Corn is just a filler

Ann Wortinger


Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition) is a 1983 graduate of Michigan State University, and got her specialty certification in Emergency/ Critical Care in 2000, in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2008 and in Nutrition in 2013. She has worked in general, emergency, specialty practice and education. Ann is active in her state, national and specialty organizations, serving as a mentor and on a variety of committees and positions. She has over 45 published articles in various professional magazines as well as book chapters and a Nutrition book for veterinary technicians in its second edition.


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