Doylestown Veterinary Hospital Blog

General Health

Posted on: December 9, 2016

When Your Dog Has an Upset Tummy

When your dog has an upset tummy, a bland diet of homemade chicken and rice just might be what the doctor at Doylestown Veterinary Hospital & Holistic Pet Care ordered. Dogs can experience an upset tummy and diarrhea due to a number of reasons. A post-holiday hangover from too many special treats and tasty tidbits, Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: November 30, 2015

Omega Supplements for Dogs

Considering Omega supplements for dogs is perhaps the most important decision you can make to improve your dog’s health. There is only one brand of commercial dog food—which is a prescription food–that has adequate levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and the appropriate ratio of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. Low levels of Read the full article…

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…