Doylestown Veterinary Hospital Blog

Pet Nutrition

Posted on: October 2, 2015

What should I feed my dog?

What should I feed my dog is one of the questions most frequently asked of veterinarians. And it’s a great question. There are many types of diets and food brands from which to choose, so how do you know what’s best for your dog? Definitely consult with your veterinarian about your dog’s nutritional need and Read the full article…

Pet Obesity

Posted on: September 4, 2014

What is a Healthy Weight for Your Pet?

Do you know what a healthy weight looks like on your dog or cat? The result of a poll conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) revealed that over 40% of pet owners admitted they don’t understand what a healthy weight should look like. The pet obesity crisis affects over 80 million pets Read the full article…

Pet Nutrition

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Proper Nutrition Helps Your Pet Live a Healthier Life

Weight management is a delicate issue to discuss, but the fact of the matter is there is an obesity crisis affecting our pets. Nearly 60% of dogs and cats are overweight, making obesity the most common nutritional disorder identified across veterinary practices. “Proper nutrition, physical exercise and annual exams are vital in preventing pet obesity. A Read the full article…

Pet Nutrition

Posted on: November 20, 2013

Puppies, Kittens & Older Adoptions: Nutrition and Training

Two important components for the healthy development of your puppy or kitten, or overall wellness of your adult pet include proper nutrition and training. Good nutrition and exercise are essential. There is an obesity crisis among dogs and cats resulting in medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and arthritis which can shorten the lifespan of your dog Read the full article…