Ayer Animal Medical Center offers nutritional counseling for pet owners of Ayer, MA and surrounding communities. If you have any questions about your pet’s diet or would like more information about your pet’s nutritional needs, please contact us today. We can set up a nutrition plan for your pet.
Obesity is a common problem among pets, as it can be easy to overfeed a pet that knows how to beg. Did you know that approximately 58% of cats and 54% of dogs are overweight or obese? Being overweight pose a serious health problem for companion animals or make existing conditions worse. With proper diet and exercise, all pets can lead a higher quality of life. Left untreated, some of the problems caused by excessive weight for your pet may include: diabetes, cardiac concerns, discomfort in walking, inability to run or jump, high blood pressure or respiratory distress.
A pet’s nutritional needs change as they enter different stages of their lives. The best way to make sure your pet’s needs are being met is to consult with us about a diet made specifically for them and their lifestyle. The best way to make sure your pet’s needs are being met is to consult with us about diet customized to your pet’s unique needs and lifestyle.