Articles Tagged: “nutrition”

Omega-3 fatty acids for relief of allergic skin disease and treatment of arthritis

Omega-3 supplementation for the health of skin and joints We are always looking for ways to enhance the health of our patients, your pets. Two of the conditions we face on a daily basis are allergies and arthritis. In fact,  Continue Reading »

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline Urinary Tract Disease There are few problems that are more exasperating than living with an indoor kitty that does not always use the litter box. We call this behavior “inappropriate urination” and it can be a sign of a  Continue Reading »

Obesity and Weight Management in Cats

Adopted from: Fat Cats: Understanding Feline Nutrition, Western Veterinary Conference 2010, Debra L. Zoran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-SAIM Obesity is a growing problem in cats worldwide. Depending on the study cited, the number of obese or overweight cats ranges from 15%  Continue Reading »

Diets, Nutrition, and Your Pet

Nutrition plays a critical role in health, both in our pets as well as our own health. In the late 1930’s the first diet was developed to slow the progression of kidney disease in dogs and cats (k/d). From that  Continue Reading »

Probiotics for restoring a healthy GI system

Stress, new home, change in diet, surgery, etc. Many situations can result in a sudden change in the health of a dog’s intestinal tract. But no matter what the initial cause is, loose stools or diarrhea are the common outcome.   Continue Reading »