About Tony Buffington, DVM

Dr. Buffington is a veterinary clinical scientist currently serving as Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He is Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University; his business card describes him as an Effective Environmental Enrichment Evangelist.

How Much Protein Does Your Cat Need?

How Much Protein Does Your Cat Need?

Health

Most cat owners know that cats need to eat more protein than many other animals do. Cats break dietary protein down into amino acids, which they burn for energy or use to make new proteins. Cats cannot make all 22 amino acids they need; they need to get eleven of these (the essential amino acids) […]