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Diagnosing & Treating Cat & Dog Obesity in Ponte Vedra Beach

Diagnosing & Treating Cat & Dog Obesity in Ponte Vedra Beach

Many pet owners do not expect a general pet exam to reveal that their cat or dog is struggling with obesity. Pet nutritional counseling is a common necessity for improving the diet and health of animals. How can you tell if your pet is overweight? There are several symptoms you may notice, the most obvious being physical appearance, but a veterinary professional can determine the wellness of your pet as well as any interventions that may be necessary.

We Can Help Your Pet Lose a Few Pounds

Obesity is a condition that can affect pets at any age or level of exercise. It does, however, tend to be more prevalent in cats or dogs that are older and more sedentary. If this describes your pet and you notice they seem to be carrying extra weight, it may be time to initiate treatment. This might entail any of the following:

  • Customized diet
  • Exercise plan
  • Wellness checks
  • Weighing your pet
  • Special activities

There are many ways to help your pet lose weight and regain a healthy level of activity. If you are ready to get your cat or dog back on track, we can help.

Nutritional Assistance for Healthy Diets in the St. Johns & Nocatee Areas

One of the most often overlooked aspect of a pet’s health is weight and diet. People do not typically think their pet may eat or weigh too much, but this is a common strain on the well-being of cats and dogs. If you are concerned about your animal’s nutritional needs, pet nutrition counseling may be the best solution. In addition to this, Hirsch Animal Hospital offers pet boarding and other services for animals. Clients in Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns and Nocatee can set an appointment by calling 904-285-0023.