Default header image

Pet Nutrition @ OVC

Welcome to Pet Nutrition at the Ontario Veterinary College!

Improving lives, one bowl at a time.


Before the Bowl Blog

  • The Effect of Starch Sources on Gastric Emptying in Dogs

    In humans, gastric emptying rates (GER) have been implicated with obesity, diabetes, and other gastrointestinal disorders. While there is extensive research investigating the impacts of dietary protein and fats on GER, there is a lack of research, specifically in dogs, that focuses on the impacts of carbohydrates. Congratulations to our research team for another publication! Taylor Richards and colleagues investigated the effects of starch sources on gastric emptying in dogs.

  • Introducing…Cameron Commisso

    With a new school year starting, we are excited to introduce you to our new team members who have joined us this fall! We will be interviewing our new team members to help you become acquainted with them as professionals, students and people.