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As a pet owner, ensuring that your dog or cat receives the right nutrition is a key component to helping the animal live a healthy and active life. At the Animal Emergency Centre, serving the areas of Los Angeles and Studio City, our veterinary staff are happy to help you figure out the ins and outs of devising the perfect diet for your pet.
Cats and dogs need a balanced diet complete with key vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and other essential nutrients. Why? Because high-quality pet nutrition can improve every aspect of animal wellness, including digestion, metabolism, hormonal balance, organ function, bone and joint health, and more. Good nutrition can also help prevent or lessen the impact of chronic health conditions, including obesity, heart disease, arthritis, and many cancers.
Plus, an animal that spends a lifetime eating healthy and nutritious food can be expected to enjoy a longer life!
The following are a few things to keep in mind when making decisions about what to feed (and what not to feed) your cat or dog:
If you have questions about your pet's nutritional needs, call our Los Angeles veterinarian team today at (818) 760-3882 to schedule an appointment. We offer a variety of comprehensive pet nutrition services, including allergen testing, prescription diets, chronic illness and weight management guidance, and more. Call today!