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Nutritional Counseling

Proper nutrition is very important for pets to live a long and healthy life.  Pet food has boomed into a multi-billion dollar industry which has many small companies developing pet food diets that may not be nutritious for many pets. It is easy for a pet owner to become overwhelmed by the available selection of pet foods, information on the internet, and recommendations from breeders or boutique store clerks. 

Poor nutrition or poor dietary sources can cause many medical conditions that we see on a daily basis such as obesity, pancreatitis, kidney disease, and Diabetes Mellitus.  Feeding “table food, scraps, and too many treats can also cause many medical conditions.  Did you know that cat food can make dogs very sick?  Many medical disorders can be treated with proper dietary nutrients.   

Our staff can offer expert nutritional advice for every life stage which can help our clients make the proper dietary choice for their pets.  Proper nutrition can definitely promote optimal health and a long life in our companion animals. 
Heritage offers Hill’s Prescription Veterinary Diets which are formulated to provide optimal nutritional support for many disease processes.  These diets are prescriptions and pets must be under the direct medical care of one of our veterinary professionals.  We also carry a full line of nutritional supplements and treats to compliment diets. 

Please follow the links below to learn more about heart disease associated with grain-free diets: 



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