James Templeman, Ph.D


Companion Animal Nutritionist


Primal Pet Foods

Petfood Essentials presentation description:

Nutritional research on minimally processed pet diets: What we know and still need to understand – James Templeman, Ph.D., companion animal nutritionist with Primal Pet Foods, presents findings on studies designed and conducted to validate the nutritional benefits of feeding these alternative types of complete and balanced diets.


James Templeman, Ph.D., serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph and a nutritionist with Primal Pet Foods. He has conducted extensive research in animal nutrition and metabolism and recently assessed the practical application of protein quality models in the pet food industry. Templeman has spoken at a variety of academic and industry conferences including annual meetings of the American Society of Animal Science, Pet Food Association of Canada and International Symposium of Energy and Protein.