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DENVER/May 13, 2021 – For answers to all the questions you’ve had about fiber for pets, but were afraid to ask, listen to this month’s episode of Morris Animal Foundation’s “Fresh Scoop” podcast, available now for streaming and download. Host Dr. Kelly Diehl, the Foundation’s Senior Director of Science and Communications, interviews Dr. Aarti Kathrani, Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the United Kingdom’s Royal Veterinary College.

They cover different properties of fiber, its effects on the gastrointestinal tract, and even some disadvantages about dietary fiber use, among other topics.

Dr. Kathrani is a Diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

“Fresh Scoop” is Morris Animal Foundation’s monthly veterinary science podcast designed to appeal to practicing veterinarians, veterinary technicians or students, as well as animal-loving science geeks. Episodes are available on iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher, as well as the Foundation’s podcast page.

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Headquartered in Denver, and founded in 1948, it is one of the largest nonprofit animal health research organizations in the world, funding more than $136 million in critical studies across a broad range of species. Learn more at