Nutrition is an important part of wellness for your pet so it is also important to be well informed about pet nutrition. If you have any questions about dog nutrition, cat nutrition, we at Wheeling Animal Hospital, with services for residents of Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL, and the surrounding areas, are here to help. We can help you learn the difference between good nutrition and bad nutrition in pets
What Is the Best Food for My Pet?
Each pet has individual needs, which may also lead to dietary restrictions. A good way to help ensure the best dog nutrition is to talk with a vet about the best diet for your pet.
Can I Feed My Dog or Cat a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet?
Some cats and dogs might be able to get by nutritionally on a vegetarian or vegan diet, but it may not give them all the nutrients they need. If you want to feed your pet a vegetarian diet, talk to your vet to ensure they are getting everything they need.
How Much Does My Pet Need to Eat?
Conditions such as your dog's size, age, and level of activity typically dictate how much food they need each day. The amount of food that your pets need changes as these conditions change.
What are Some Common Signs of Bad Nutrition in Pets?
There are common signs of poor nutrition in your pet which include drastic weight gain or loss, a dull coat, decreased energy, and intestinal issues.
Can I Feed My Pet Table Food?
You should not usually feed your pet table scraps. It is not recommended that table food be part of dog or cat nutrition because they may not get the nutrients they need. In addition, too much of this food can cause obesity and health problems.
What Food Should I Feed My Bird to Encourage Bird Nutrition?
The specific diet and amounts will change based on the bird species you have. Our vet can help provide you with a detailed bird nutrition diet best for your pet.
What are Some Common Signs of a Poor Diet in Pet Birds?
Some of the common signs of a poor diet are weight loss in your bird, dull feathers, and other troubling signs. If you notice these signs in your bird, contact your vet to talk about your bird’s diet.
Visit Us Our Animal Hospital for More Information
All of us at Wheeling Animal Hospital put your animals first. We know how important your pets are to you. We can help ensure that your pets have individualized care so they can enjoy a long and healthy life. We serve the communities of Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL, and the surrounding areas. Contact us today to see how we can help you with your pet’s nutrition. Call our animal hospital at (847) 520-7387 for more information.