Seville Animal Hospital carries a complete line of canine and feline prescription diets for pets that require individual nutritional needs.
What is a prescription diet?
Prescription diets are specially formulated to help aid in slowing down the progression of certain diseases and medical conditions by altering the food's nutritional contents. Nutritional intervention if often times necessary when animals are diagnosed with some of the diseases listed below.
Diabetes - High complex carbohydrates, Increase fiber, Moderate caloric content, source of soluable fiber
Urinary tract management - Urinary acidification, restricted magnesium, increased potassium and taurine
Heart failure - Low sodium and added potassium
Gastrointestinal conditions - Highly digestible, source of MCT's
Kidney failure - added potassium, restricted protein, low phosphorous, reduced sodium
Obesity management - low fat, reduced calorie, urine acidification, increased fiber, high complet carbohydrates, source of soluable fiber
Many more diseases have corresponding foods but are not yet listed . For questions about your pet's nutritional needs, whether it be a prescription diet or standard diet, call our staff. We will counsel you regarding your pet's nutritional needs compared to his age and life-style and overall health.
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