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Nutrition

NUTRITION

Veterinary nutrition is a science where something new is learned every day.

We, at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital, continue to educate ourselves on advancements in nutrition by attending annual seminars and conferences, food manufacturing plant tours and in-house seminars with veterinary nutritionist presentations and consultations.

Our veterinarians at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital will help you choose a diet for your pet based on multiple health parameters, including the following:

  • Age
  • Body condition
  • Breed
  • Lifestyle
  • Heath status or presence of conditions such as:
    • Skin conditions and/or skin infections
    • Allergies
    • Heart murmurs or heart conditions
    • Kidney disease
    • Liver disease
    • Chronic or intermittent diarrhea or vomiting
    • Dietary intolerance and hypersensitivities
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Arthritis or joint disease
    • Endocrine disease such as diabetes, hypothyroidism (dogs), hyperthyroidism (cats)
    • Feline lower urinary tract disease
    • Bladder stone prevention
    • Treatment and prevention of dental disease
    • Or any combination of the above conditions