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Coulter Animal Hospital - DIETARY COUNSELING - Amarillo, Tx
Obesity is a growing problem for almost 50% of pets just like the human obesity epidemic. Weight gain can impact a pet’s quality of life. Obesity is usually caused by infrequent exercise, coupled with a poor diet and too many treats and can be linked to hypothyroidism. Obesity in pets can lead to heart, liver, pancreas, circulatory and orthopedic problems. Diets like Hill’s metabolic diet can reduce most pet’s weight in 2 to 3 months. This diet works naturally with your pet’s metabolism helping them feel full and satisfied between meals. This diet is a synergistic blend of ingredients with a unique fiber blend from fruits and vegetables containing powerful antioxidants. Our veterinarians can design a specific diet plan for your pet that will help them regain their optimal healthy weight and maintain it.
Dog article on weight assessment: http://www.hwp.hillsvet.com/pdf/en-us/Hills_BFI_Risk_Chart_-_Canine_9-10-12.pdf
Cat article on weight assessment: http://www.hwp.hillsvet.com/pdf/en-us/Hills_BFI_Risk_Chart_-_Feline_9-10-12.pdf
Other dietary counseling needs concern body diseases that can be reversed or slowed down with the use of a special diet. Conditions that affect the kidney, pancreas, liver, heart, joints, intestine and other body systems can be nurtured back to health with the appropriate diets.
Chipper Scott, an 11 year old Beagle has lost a total of 10.5 pounds, from 47 lbs. down to 36.7 pounds, between July 1, 2015 and February 2, 2016. Chipper has been on Hill's Canine Metabolic diet and is much more active and feels great. Congratulations Chipper!