Nutritional Counseling

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Nutritional Counseling

Pets, like people, are unique and individual; they have different needs based on their size, age, and health issues. But no matter what their individual needs are, it is important that pets maintain a healthy weight, eat a nutritious diet, and receive adequate exercise to promote living longer, with fewer health issues. Handsboro Animal Hospital provides pet owners in Gulfport, Long Beach, Gautier, Saucier, and Wiggins with guidance on what you should be feeding your pet and how much.

Dogs and cats thrive when they are fed a healthy, balanced diet. Currently, however, pet obesity is a huge problem in the United States. When pets are overweight, it creates a tendency towards diabetes, heart disease, joint problems, and other chronic health conditions. Using our nutritional counseling services at Handsboro Animal Hospital will help simplify just what your pet should be eating and how much.

Whether your pet has special dietary needs or simply needs to shed, or gain a few pounds, our experienced veterinarians can help you accomplish your goals and keep your pet in good health. We offer counseling in dietary selection and feeding practices for pets throughout all life’s stages including growth, pregnancy, nursing, and the “golden” years. The diets that we carry in stock are Science Diet Hills Veterinary Diets as well as Royal Canin Diets. If your pet has a medical condition, we can also help you select the most appropriate diet to suit your pet’s needs. If your pet prefers Purina ProPlan products, you can order them through the link below for home delivery.

Don’t be overwhelmed by choosing the right food for your pet. Let our nutritional counseling services help you negotiate the complicated array of choices and achieve and maintain optimal nutrition for your pet.