“You are what you eat!”

Nutrition is an important topic and unfortunately, grocery stores are often left with the duty to educate you. Not all pets need the same amount of nutrition, however, they do need good quality ingredients. Over the years, pet foods have improved in quality and variety. Choosing the right brand and type can be challenging. Before starting a new or changing diet, contact us to help decide what is best for your pet’s stage of life. We are here to help diagnose and provide necessary diets for each individual condition. We fully understand how diets and nutrition can affect your pet and we are willing to help educate you. It is our pleasure to see your pet eating the right food, ensuring it will live a long healthy life.

Maintaining Your Pet – Health Tips

  • accurately weigh your pet
  • feed according to our veterinarian’s recommendations
    • free choice feeding – food available at all times
    • time-limited feeding – food available for a limited time
    • meal time feeding – the measured amount at a specific time
  • evaluate your pet’s physical condition using a body condition scoring system
  • adjust the amount you feed your pet accordingly
  • evaluate senior dogs’ physical condition every few months

There are many conditions that may require a special diet as recommended by one of our veterinarians. At Mount Airy Veterinary Hospital your veterinarian will recommend your pet’s nutrition on an individual basis. We offer a wide spectrum of prescription diets that will meet the nutritional requirements of your pet.

Conditions that respond to diet

  • allergic dermatitis
  • arthritis/joint pain
  • weight management
  • brain ageing/behavioural changes
  • cancer
  • dental disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • food allergy/food intolerance
  • gastro-intestinal disorders
  • heart disease
  • liver disease
  • urinary tract disease
  • pancreatitis
  • debilitating diseases

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