Nutrition

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Nov 07
2017

What diet is best for your dog? Since there are a wide variety of pet food options out there, this question can be difficult to answer. Nutrition is a critical component in dog wellness and is directly related to behavior; therefore what you choose to feed your dog is not a decision that should be taken lightly.

The following are some of the prescription therapeutic foods and treats we offer for your dog or cat’s possible conditions.

CANINE HEALTH

Canine Hypoallergenic
Most pets with these skin conditions can benefit simply by eating the right food.

  • d/d – Ideal for dogs with allergies, itchy, or sensitive skin conditions
  • Purina Gentle Snackers

Canine Healthy Mobility
Some signs of stiffness when getting up, hesitating or refusing to climb stairs, becoming less active, and limping can indicate that your dog has swollen painful joints. Joint pain caused from arthritis can slow your pet down with a result of weight gain and reduced mobility.

  • j/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Ideal for at risk breeds or dogs showing early signs of joint health issues
  • Purina Lite Snackers

Canine Weight Management
Obesity is a significant problem that can contribute to major health problems in your pet.

  • w/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Is high in fiber, low in fat, and has antioxidants for healthy immunity.
  • Hill’s Science Diet low calorie biscuits
  • Purina Lite Snackers

Canine Oral Health
Oral disease is the most common medical condition diagnosed in pets and has been linked as a cause to heart, kidney, and liver disease.

  • t/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Cleans teeth like a toothbrush, reduces plaque and calculus buildup, as well as gingivitis.
  • C.E.T. Oral Hygiene Chews
  • Purina Dental Chews

FELINE HEALTH

Feline Kidney and Heart Heath
Nutrition plays a key role in each goal of kidney disease management and is the cornerstone of treatment for prolonging lifespan in dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

  • k/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Ideal for cats with kidney or heart disease

Feline Urinary Tract Health
One way lower urinary track disease can be managed is with a long term nutritional diet containing omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil.

  • c/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Multicare Feline Bladder Health is an all-in-one treatment for struvite and calcium oxalate uroliths and FIC.

Feline Weight Management
Obese cats are more likely to develop diabetes,arthritis, heart disease, and joint problems.

  • w/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Is high in fiber, low in fat, and has antioxidants for healthy immunity.

Oral Health
Oral disease is the most common medical condition diagnosed in pets and has been linked as a cause to heart, kidney, and liver disease.

  • t/d – Hill’s Science Diet – Cleans teeth like a toothbrush, reduces plaque and calculus buildup, as well as gingivitis.
  • C.E.T. Oral Hygiene Chews