Many pet owners take nutrition for granted. Did you know that
SPECIALLY FORMULATED DIETS
can assist in the management of various medical conditions, including kidney disease, diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease? From the very first day you bring a new pet home through the final days of its life, nutrition plays a critical role in your pet’s overall health and well-being.
The food and treats you feed your dog and cat are essential to their health, vitality and longevity. A complete and balanced diet is essential for your dog and cat throughout their lifetime, and as pets age, their nutritional needs change. Younger pets need diets to support a more active lifestyle and healthy, growing bones and muscles. Older pets benefit from fewer calories or may benefit from diets formulated to support chronic health conditions.
We know the decision on what to feed your pet and which treats to give your dog or cat grows more difficult each day. We offer weight and nutritional counseling for your pet. During your pet’s wellness exam, we will discuss the various food choices that are best for your pet’s health, lifestyle and age. We recommend feeding foods from reputable manufacturers, the manufacturers that also make veterinary prescription diets such as Science Diet, Royal Canin, Iams and Purina. Their diets as a whole have much more scientific, veterinary research behind them to prove they are healthy diets. Here are some things to keep in mind when shopping for your pet’s food: