About twice a year I like to reevaluate what I am feeding my pets to make sure I am providing them with the best possible pet nutrition and dietary supplements for their current health status and life stages. After my trip to Orlando for the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) I decided to make a few changes. Frank
In the last few weeks I have stressed the importance of maintaining a healthy weight for your pet and that pet obesity can lead to several healthy issues. One of the most common of these obesity related diseases is arthritis, which can affect both dogs and cats. Arthritis is difficult to diagnose and often overlooked in our cat population
If you’re concerned that your pet may have food allergies and think you would like to try your pet on a new diet to address a medical condition like itchy ears or soft stool there are a few options in regards to which hypoallergenic diet you can choose. First consider if you need a prescription diet or if you
Veterinary diets are an essential tool in managing many common health conditions for our pets. These are diets that have been formulated to treat specific health concerns and are prescribed by your veterinarian. The pet food manufactures who develop veterinary diets do extensive testing and research to create an optimal formula that will best manage your pet’s specific health concern.
Last time we discussed preventing arthritis but if your dog or cat already has signs of arthritis–be it mild or severe–there are many things you can do to help keep him pain free. Try a specialty diet such as the J/D diet made by Hill’s Prescription Diets, which is specifically formulated for dogs and cats with joint disease.