Your pet’s diet is a foundation to his or her continued optimal health; as pets age, their nutritional needs change. Each life-stage of pet requires a certain balance of protein, fats, minerals, vitamins and carbohydrates.
It can be difficult to know if the product you have chosen is providing your pet with the nutrition he or she needs to stay healthy and strong. At your pet’s next wellness exam, talk to us about the type of food that will best benefit your dog or cat. We are glad to help you choose a food based on your pet’s breed, health, age, and body condition.
Best Friends Animal Hospital can help you manage your pet’s weight and prevent weight-related health conditions. Pets that are overweight or underweight are more susceptible to disease and injury and can shorten their life expectancy, and obesity is a complicating factor in heart conditions, arthritis, liver conditions and other ailments. Talking to one of our veterinarians is the best way to start your pet off on a weight management program and long-term weight management success.
Best Friends Animal Hospital carries top of the line therapeutic prescription dog and cat foods should your pet need specialized nutrition. These prescription diets are formulated to address specific health conditions your pet may develop during his or her lifetime.
Please give us a call today if you would like to talk nutrition, diet or weight management with us or to make an appointment for your pet.