Pets With Health Problems
January 23, 2020
What’s the Best Diet for My Dog with Diabetes?
There is no ‘one-diet-fits-all’ approach to diabetes: body condition, pet preferences, and other diseases or medical conditions will guide the best diet for a dog with diabetes. Though there are some differing approaches for optimal nutrition in dogs with diabetes, the one strategy that is most agreed upon is to keep the diet consistent – use the same food, same treats and feed and give insulin at the same times every day!
September 25, 2019
Figuring Out Food Sensitivities
Many pets may have mild gastrointestinal signs with diet changes or related to being fed certain diets, supplements, or treats. Once major medical issues are ruled out, here’s a step-by-step plan to get to the bottom of things.
August 26, 2019
When a Big Loss is a Huge Gain: The Role of Diet in Managing Orthopedic Conditions
Most of us know how important a balanced diet is for our own optimal health. The same holds true for our pets. For Max, a Samoyed suffering from painful hip dysplasia, conservatively managing his orthopedic condition with weight loss avoided the need for surgery.
October 9, 2018
How Fast Is Too Fast For My Pet To Lose Weight?
You’ve already conquered the first steps of determining that your pet is overweight and you’ve worked with your veterinarian to create a weight loss plan. But now what? How fast can pets safely lose weight and how vigilant do you need to be?
September 4, 2018
Pill-popping pets: Are the foods you use to give pills safe?
Is your pet on medication? How you give it, especially when you use food, does matter. We provide some tips on getting pills into pets.
June 30, 2018
Managing Hyperthyroidism with Diet in Cats
There are many treatment options available to our hyperthyroid cats including an iodine-restricted diet, medications, and radioactive iodine therapy. Learn more about how diet can help manage hyperthyroidism.
May 23, 2018
What Treats Can I Give My Dog With Kidney Disease?
Consistently feeding your pet a therapeutic diet for kidney disease can help him to live longer and feel better and you can still have some creativity/flexibility through treats.