Pet Nutrition

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Would you feed a baby steak? Or eat salty potato crisps if you had high blood pressure? Of course not. And just like people, every pet has special nutritional needs. Too little or too much of certain nutrients can be detrimental to a pet’s health. The nutrients of importance, and the amount that is ideal, vary by life stage, activity level and health condition. Pet food labels contain a lot of information, some of which is easily misunderstood. Many consumers believe that they can compare different diets by reading the information contained on the package labels. However, there is very little government regulation in the pet food industry, so labeling and testing vary greatly across the continent, and therefore through the pet store. Our veterinary team is trained to know what to look for to help you pick the best food for your pet, while taking nutritional quality, safety, and pet acceptance all into account.

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