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Dog Nutrition and Weight Management

Did you know puppies, kittens and pregnant or nursing females need to be fed higher energy food, while middle age and older pets may need help with weight control? Pets with dental disease or kidney disease may also be assisted with changes in diet. Our veterinarians and technicians are trained to offer nutritional advice for a wide variety of foods and related issues.

Ask us about the nutritional requirements of your pet, and we can direct you to one of the prescription foods. We also carry Herbal supplements to support the treatment of specific conditions.

What is a Body Condition Score?

Where does your pet fit? The Body Condition Scores help to determine whether your pet is overweight. Veterinarians have been recently provided with new and effective methods of weight reduction for dogs. Please feel free to call us and inquire about this new option in giving back their mobility and conditioning.

Body condition score diagram with ideal, overweight and obese explanations


Dog thinking about ticks and fleas

Year-round protection means more peace of mind!

“Tick season” used to mean spring/summer/fall, with a break over the winter – the colder weather meant that we could take a break from worrying about these pesky bugs and the diseases they can transmit. But in the last few years, we’ve seen a change creeping up on us, with the weather staying warm later into the season, and spring arriving earlier each year – and the bugs are loving it!

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