The health and well-being of your pet are significantly influenced by their diet and lifestyle. Just as consistent exercise and love are essential for their well-being, the quality of the food they eat is equally important. A shift in their eating habits, whether overeating or loss of appetite, can signal an issue with the meal or an underlying health concern. Our expert nutritionist can provide guidance by crafting a diet that matches your pet's age, activity level, and other vital considerations.
Dietary choices are pivotal for your pet's health, and our mission is to guide you in making the most informed decisions. It's concerning to note, as per the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, that over half of the dogs and cats in the US are either obese or overweight. Furthermore, many owners misjudge their pets' weight; 22% of dog owners and 15% of cat owners mistakenly think their pets are within a healthy weight range when they are, in fact, overweight.
For those pets with unique dietary or weight concerns, we offer specialized solutions. Our dietary counseling aims to ensure your pet maintains the best possible health. We collaborate with you to determine the right food and feeding regimen suitable for your pet's different life phases. And for those pets with specific medical conditions, we'll help pinpoint a diet tailored to their unique requirements.
As a leading St. Louis veterinarian, our commitment is to offer top-tier care for your pet throughout their life journey. We stand ready to guide and adapt as your pet's dietary needs evolve. Schedule a nutrition consultation with us today, and embark on a path to a healthier dietary regimen for your beloved pet.
Body condition score for canine and feline: https://www.aspcapro.org/sites/default/files/nestle_body_condition_scale.pdf
WASAVA questionnaire for selecting a safe food: https://wsava.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Selecting-a-pet-food-for-your-pet-updated-2021_WSAVA-Global-Nutrition-Toolkit.pdf