Nutritional Advice

Here at Noosa District Animal Hospital we firmly believe that the foundation of good health care and longevity starts with nutrition. Maintaining a healthy weight and preventing dental disease are just two important nutritional goals that will help your pet live a long and healthy life.

Choosing an appropriate diet for your pet’s life stage and lifestyle can be a daunting and confusing task in this day and age of unregulated terminology and misleading pet food labels. Our staff can help you decipher what you can and cannot infer from reading pet food labels or ingredients lists.

Unlike pet food stores we, as veterinarians are not in the pet food sales business but in the health care business. Therefore, we are in a unique position to make unbiased nutritional recommendations based on sound scientific evidence and nutritional feeding trials to optimize the health of your pet. We have at our disposal, access to veterinary nutritionists with whom we consult to manage more complicated medical problems to ensure your pet receives the best nutrition possible especially when their health is compromised. We also offer weight loss programs to help guide and encourage you so your pet can achieve an ideal body weight safely.

Whether it is advice on feeding your puppy, feeding for weight loss or to control a medical condition, our specially trained staff can assist you in choosing a diet that is nutritionally balanced and scientifically formulated to manage your pet’s dietary needs.