N U T R I T I O N
How it works
Is this for us?
What is a veterinary nutritionist?
How is Veterinary Nutrition Care different?
Dr. Amy Farcas
Dr. Kayo Leblanc
For pet owners in the SF Bay Area
For pet owners outside the SF Bay Area
Services for veterinarians
Hospitalized patient nutrition
My pet is...
...a healthy adult
...a senior citizen
...dealing with a medical problem
...overweight or underweight
...a performance or working animal
We need a...
...customized home-prepared diet recipe
...commercial diet recommendation
...comprehensive nutrition plan
General pet nutrition
Working with Veterinary Nutrition Care
General pet nutrition questions and answers
Veterinary Nutrition Care has answered some of the most common general pet nutrition questions. You should always discuss how these apply to your pet with your pet's primary care veterinarian.
How can I tell if my pet is overweight or underweight?
See the body condition scoring tools for
watch a video
, available from the
World Small Animal Veterinary Association's Global Nutrition Toolkit
. Even when taught how to do body condition scoring, many pet owners still score their overweight pet as "ideal," so you should also discuss your findings with your veterinarian.
Where can I find some good general information about the nutritional needs of dogs and cats?
The National Research Council has published information for
owners about the nutritional requirements of dogs and cats.
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