Southway Animal Clinic offers nutritional counseling for pet owners of the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley and surrounding communities. If you have any questions about your pet’s diet or would like more information about your pet’s nutritional needs, please contact us today. We can set up a nutrition plan for your pet and help you navigate through marketing fact and fiction involving pet foods and your pet’s health needs.
Obesity is the number one nutritional problem among pets today. Pet foods are made to be very tasty and owners like rewarding pets with food. But being overweight is a serious problem for animals, and can cause real health problems as they get older, including orthopedic disease and overworking the heart. Studies have shown that obesity in pets shortens their lives by years. With proper diet and exercise, all pets should be able to meet their dietary needs and be within a healthy weight range.
Pets’ nutritional needs change as they enter different stages of their lives and develop different diseases. The best way to make sure your pet’s needs are being met is to consult with us about a diet specifically for his or her current lifestyle and health status. With the advance of nutritional knowledge and disease processes, simple changes in diet can add years to your pet’s life! Please contact us if you have any questions. We would love to speak with you!