Nutrition & Weight Management

Surely you’ve heard the old adage, “You are what you eat.” Did you know that same theory can be applied to our animal family members?

Good nutrition and a healthy weight are the cornerstones of your pet’s well being. In fact, the right nutritional balance can do everything from improving performance to promoting a longer, healthier life. It can even help to manage certain existing medical conditions in a way that can improve your pet’s quality of life.

The problem is, unless you’ve received special training, interpreting pet food labels and understanding exactly what your companion’s nutritional and weight needs truly are can be a challenge. The good news is, we’re here to help! Our team is trained and experienced in all aspects of animal nutrition. We can work with you and your pet to develop a customized diet and exercise plan that will help them achieve and maintain optimum health for life.

We’ll start by conducting a detailed analysis of your pet’s lifestyle and overall health, considering such things as breed, age, weight and the existence of any medical problems. Once we’ve gathered this information, our team of experts will use the results to determine precisely what your pet’s nutritional needs are. We’ll then advise you on what type of foods would be the best choice for your companion to meet those specific needs. This may or may not include certain prescription food products, which offer benefits that over the counter foods do not.

Next, we’ll tackle your four-legged friend’s weight. This is important, since animals that are even just a few pounds overweight are at a much higher risk of developing serious, sometimes life threatening medical conditions. We’ll use our nutritional analysis to determine what your pet’s ideal weight range should be, and then work with you to develop a plan to help your companion shed those extra pounds and get fit. Even if your pet is older or suffers from a health condition, there are physical activities that will help them achieve and maintain a more healthy weight.

You want your furry family member to enjoy as many happy, healthy years as possible. It starts with a foundation of fitness and good nutrition. Let us work with you to help bring out the very best in your animal friend!