Nutrition

Eating well is also important for your pet’s health!

The way you feed your dog or your cat is of great importance as it has a direct impact on the health and longevity of your pet. Nutrition is crucial when it comes to puppies and kittens because the first years of their lives are vital to their growth. On the other hand, it can be difficult to make wise choices and decisions when it comes to your pet’s diet.

Experience tells us that most people can’t tell at first if their dog or cat has put on weight. Yet, according to statistics, half of pets are considered overweight or obese. And less than 10 % of owners actually acknowledge that their pet has a weight issue. Just like in humans, your pet’s overweight condition can cause many health issues and affect their quality of life and life expectancy.

Whether it is a weight issue, digestive condition, food allergies, or urinary tract disease, your veterinarian and the veterinary team are here to walk with you and discuss the diet that would best suit your pet and meet their specific needs.

There are two types of diet:

  • Therapeutic diets that are recommended for specific conditions: GI-gastrointestinal, dermatological, urinary, behaviour (stress), weight loss, renal, joint, heart and renal formula.
  • Maintenance diets (also called Life stage diets): Dental, weight management, kitten/puppies, adult, senior.

Saviez-vous qu’il existe une nourriture chez votre vétérinaire qui aide à maintenir une bonne hygiène dentaire? (EN) Some diets are proven to reduce plaque and tartar build up to improve oral health. It is a maintenance diet that can be fed as soon as growth is complete.

Each animal is unique, as are their health requirements. Your veterinary team is the best resource to provide you with valuable tips regarding your animal’s meal time and routines.

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Vaccination

A simple injection that can protect your pet against many diseases. Easy and effective.

Deworming

Nobody wants to see their beloved pet under parasite attack! Your veterinary team can give you advice that is tailored to meet your pet’s specific needs.

Neutering

Neutering plays an important role in your pet's health and well-being, especially in terms of behaviour.

Nutrition

Nutrition is a crucial element of your animal’s health, and your veterinary team is the best resource to have specific advice when it comes to feeding your animal.

Dental care

Your pet’s oral hygiene repulses you? Discuss it with your veterinary team to act promptly and prevent dental issues and diseases.

Microchipping

Nobody wants to lose their pet! Microchipping remains the best way to permanently identify your animal.

Complementary care

Certain therapies can help your animal deal with chronic pain or aid recovery from a trauma or surgery.

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