Pets With Health Problems

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.

Picky pet prescription: What to do when your pet won’t eat her prescribed therapeutic diet

Dr. Freeman provides tips for getting your pet to eat their therapeutic diet

It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Dr. Freeman provides an update on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs

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?

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.

Feeding Pets with Liver Shunts

Diet can be an important part of management of dogs and cats with liver shunts

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.

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.

The Skinny on Fat: Part 1 – The Basics

There is a lot of confusion regarding fat in pet foods. In this two-part series, we will explain what types of fat your pet needs and what health conditions may benefit from more or less fat

Is Your Pet on a Veterinary Therapeutic Diet? Tips Your Vet Wants You to Know

Here are some tips to make sure your pet’s therapeutic diet is providing the greatest health benefit and value for your money.

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