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The Erindale Advantage
At Erindale Animal Hospital our goal is to create a customized nutrition and weight management program that suits the needs of your pet. We do so by encouraging our staff to participate in regular continuing education programs on the latest developments in veterinary nutrition and cutting edge novel diets.
We also offer complimentary nutrition and weight management consultations, including bi-weekly weigh-ins, during which we help you create a personalized plan for maintaining your pet’s optimum health. This includes our complimentary weight checks at 60 days post spay or neuter to stay on top of metabolic changes. Whether it be helping a new puppy or kitten grow up, or helping your senior pet feel young again we have all of your pet food and nutritional supplement needs covered.
A Balance Diet
What your pet consumes can mean the difference between simply surviving and truly thriving. Yet with literally hundreds of different food to choose from, figuring out which one is the right fit can be challenging, Furthermore, many species of companion animals have their own specific dietary requirements. The team at Erindale Animal Hospital is knowledgable and experienced in identifying the unique nutritional needs of each patient. We can assess your pet and determine just what food would be perfect for them. We'll even advise you on how much and how often you should be feeding your pet for optimum results.
The Right Weight
Just like in humans, a few extra pounds can lead to serious health problems. Obesity can even shorten your pet's life. That us why making sure that your loved one maintains a healthy weight is so important. We can help by determining which range would be ideal for your particular pets and then developing a strategy for achieving that goal. Through things like proper diet, exercise and calorie control, we can help keep your pet in peak condition.
As your pet ages, their nutritional and weight control needs will inevitably change. In order for us to continue achieving the desired results, we must ensure that our approach also evolves. At certain life stages, such as transition from youth to adulthood, we will evaluate our plan and make any necessary adjustments. Did you know that as a pet transitions to adulthood, their metabolism decreases by 15%. Their metabolism also decreases another 17% following a spay or neuter. We offer complimentary weight checks 60 days post spay or neuter to help stay on top of metabolic changes.This will improve the chances of your companion staying in optimal shape throughout their life.
Special Dietary Needs
A diagnosis of a health concern can come with some questions about what to feed your furry friend in order to meet their specific needs. We carry a wide variety of pet foods, in stock at all times to cater to pets with kidney disease, urinary tract issues, gastrointestinal sensitivities, allergies, and more.We also carry treats and chews for pets with special dietary needs. In addition to what we carry in the clinic, if you are looking for something different, chances are we can get it in for you with just a few days notice.
Let's get started! Give us a call today! Give us a call today to book a weight check, or nutritional assessment with one of our specially trained veterinarians.Or if you would like to special order a food product for your pet, please contact our reception for assistance. Together we can design a customized diet and exercise plan that will bring out the very best in your animal friend.