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Proper nutrition is important for your dog. Without a proper diet, your dog may have to deal with digestive issues. This can also lead to obesity & high body weight, heart problems, and stones in the bladder. You should always maintain optimal nutrition. See this show to be aware of the common nutrition-related dog illness in Simi Valley patients. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Common Nutrition-Related Dog Illness in Simi Valley Patients


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Common Nutrition-Related Dog Illness in Simi
Valley Patients
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Providing your dog with the right nutritional
balance can be difficult, especially if you dont
know much about what your dog needs to have for a
happy, healthy life.
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Your dogs diet should be monitored and changed
as needed and as decided upon by collaborating
with your trusted veterinarian.
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Here we will discuss some of the common
nutrition-related dog illness to look out for and
what can be done to prevent such illness from
occurring in your own pet.
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Why proper nutrition is important for your dog
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Your main concern is to avoid common
health-related issues that occur if your dog
isnt receiving the right nutritional balance
maintaining a healthy diet.
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Proper nutrition can
Extend your pets life Keep your dogs energy
level where it should be Help avoid genetic and
dietary-related health issues Reduce your own
stress level knowing that your pet is
healthy Keep your pets mood from declining
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Some common nutrition-related dog illness
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Here are most common nutrition-related dog
illnesses that veterinarians encounter and most
frequently diagnose in Simi Valley patients.
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Digestive issues
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Digestive problems can take many different forms,
and its important to remain aware of your dogs
digestive health.
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Pancreatitis
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Inflammation of the pancreas related to digestive
enzyme disruption and digestive hormones
releasing improperly, pancreatitis is a
problematic health issue that can occur in dogs
with diets that are too high in fat content.
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Its important to monitor your pets bowel
movements to ensure they arent suffering from
diarrhea, blood in the stools, or other
concerning symptoms related to digestive
problems.
Other Concerning Symptoms
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Obesity high body weight
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Of course when dogs dont have the right balance
in their diet, or arent receiving enough
exercise, their body weight can climb and lead to
obesity.
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Heart health problems
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Especially in pets that have genetic
predisposition to heart issues, maintaining a
healthy diet is essential.
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You may also schedule routine teeth cleanings
which can act as a preventive measure to avoid
heart decay.
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Bladder stones
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There are many types of bladder stones, and some
of which can be treated through special dietary
restrictions or regimens.
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Bladder stones are painful and debilitating, so
its important to contact your veterinarian to
find out what you can do to avoid them if
possible.
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Tips for providing your dog with optimal
nutrition
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Besides consulting with a veterinarian for more
specific tips on your pets nutrition, here are a
few more things to consider that can help keep
your dog healthy and avoid diet-related illnesses.
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Allergy testing
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Many dog breeds are allergic to specific
ingredients and fillers found in common dog
foods, which can cause symptoms to occur.
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Ongoing veterinary visits
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Routine vet visits can help you stay on top of
your pets diet and monitor their weight and
vital signs to ensure theyre healthy.
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Medication compliance
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If your pet takes certain medications, they could
interfere with some pet foods its important to
let your veterinarian know what you typically
feed your dog so they can ensure the medications
are appropriate.
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Keeping them hydrated
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Its essential for your dogs digestive system
and overall health to provide them with clean
water throughout each day. Dehydration can lead
to serious health risks, which can usually be
avoided.
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Finding the right type of dog food
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The right dog food for your pet often includes
finding out more about your pets breed and
genetic makeup.
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To learn more, please feel free to get in touch
with Dr. Rons Animal Hospital Emergency
serving the areas of Simi Valley, Moorpark,
Thousand Oaks, Chatsworth, and other areas nearby
Ventura County.
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http//www.drronsanimalhospitalsimivalley.com/
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