Beyond the Bowl: Vet-Backed Nutritional Advice for Perth Pets

As pet owners, we all want the best for our furry companions. From regular vet check-ups to cozy beds and endless belly rubs, providing a happy and healthy life for our pets is a top priority. One crucial aspect often overlooked is their nutrition. Beyond the routine kibble in their bowl lies a world of possibilities to enhance their well-being.

Pets require a balanced diet to thrive. It’s not just about filling their bowls; it’s about providing the right nutrients to support their overall health. Proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals are all essential components that contribute to a pet’s well-being. A diet tailored to your pet’s specific needs can prevent a myriad of health issues and boost their energy levels.

Here are some of our vet’s top recommendations: 

Customised Diets:

Our team understand that each pet is unique. Breed, age, weight, and any underlying health conditions play a role in determining their nutritional requirements. Seek advice from your vet to create a customised diet plan that caters to your pet’s individual needs.

Transitioning Techniques:

Abrupt changes in diet can upset a pet’s digestive system. We recommend gradual transitions when introducing new food or altering portions. This approach helps prevent stomach upsets and ensures your pet adjusts comfortably to their new diet.

The Importance of High-Quality Ingredients:

Just like with human food, the quality of pet food matters. Vets often advocate for premium, well-balanced pet food that contains high-quality ingredients. Look for options that list a protein source as the first ingredient and avoid fillers or excessive additives or chat to one of our vets to give you guidance on which food is most suitable for your pet. 

Specialised Diets for Health Conditions:

Some pets may have specific health conditions that require specialised diets. Vet-backed nutrition plans can help manage issues such as allergies, kidney disease, or diabetes. Consulting with your vet ensures your pet’s nutritional needs are met while addressing their health concerns.

Nutritional Supplements:

In addition to a well-balanced diet, we may recommend nutritional supplements to address specific health needs. Omega-3 fatty acids for skin and coat health, glucosamine for joint support, and vitamin supplements for overall well-being are just a few examples. Ensure that you consult with your pet’s vet before introducing supplements so that you can have peace of mind your pet is getting the correct nutrients. 

By seeking vet-backed advice and implementing tailored nutritional plans, you can ensure your furry friends lead happy, healthy lives. Reach out to our team today if you have any pet nutritional concerns.


Why choose us?

At Ascot Vet, we understand that your pet is a cherished member of your family. Our experienced and genuine staff are passionate about providing compassionate and personalised care to every pet who walks through our doors. Our owners are actively involved in the practice, creating an environment focused on the needs of our clients and their pets.

We prioritise transparency and offer a range of treatment options tailored to your pet’s specific needs. Our dedicated team will work with you to develop a customised treatment plan that provides the best care possible.

We also understand that a visit to the vet can be stressful. That’s why we go the extra mile to ensure a comfortable and stress-free experience for both you and your pet. Whether your pet needs a routine check-up, surgery, or emergency care, you can trust that they are in good hands with our compassionate team.

We look forward to welcoming you and your furry family members to our practice.

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