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Your Source for Pet Nutrition in Madisonville LA

Pets need the right mix of nutritional elements to meet their individual needs. This is not a challenge on an everyday basis, but it poses specific problems for pets with special health conditions such as obesity or a systemic illness.

Fortunately, Tchefuncte Animal Hospital has the right options to help you help your pet. Our animal hospital in Madisonville LA can provide high-quality products such as Royal Canin prescription dog food to give your pet exactly the nutritional assistance he needs.

a dog ready to eat in Madisonville, LA

Nutritional Challenges for Dogs and Cats

Dogs and cats are similar to humans in many respects, but they diverge somewhat where nutrition is concerned. Many of the foods we enjoy every day, from grapes and raising or garlic and onions, are actually toxic to our pets, while the typical table scraps contain pet-unfriendly levels of fats, chemicals, sugar, and salt. Dogs and cats also differ from each other in their nutritional needs; for example, cats are carnivores who must receive several key amino acids through an all-meat diet, while dogs are omnivores with more food options.

Our veterinarian in Madisonville LA also sees many pets who have specific nutritional needs due to underlying illnesses. The most obvious example is obesity, a dangerous condition that opens the door to many serious health complications.

Other conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney failure, thyroid dysfunction and chronic inflammatory disorders may also call for specific reductions or enhancements of key nutrients and other ingredients to compensate. This is why our animal hospital in Madisonville makes a point of providing specialized nutritional counseling and therapeutic diet pet food products.

Therapeutic Diet Pet Food and Prescription Pet Food in Madisonville

Tchefuncte Animal Hospital is proud to offer the highest standard of prescription pet food in Madisonville. Our vet in Madisonville is especially pleased to make Royal Canin prescription dog food available to our canine patients.

Royal Canin prescription dog food comes in a variety of formulations. Their everyday dog food offerings are created to suit different sizes and weight classes of dogs, providing the right nutritional mix to give each kind of animal the energy and nutrients he needs without risking obesity. Our vet in Madisonville can also prescribe Royal Canin products tailor-made for specific breeds, lifestyle habits, and special needs such as joint, coat and digestive problems.

While any time is a good time to make sure your pet is eating properly, an annual comprehensive wellness exam is the perfect opportunity to look into any specific needs your pet may have. Will weigh your pet, evaluate his overall health, discuss his lifestyle with you, and make any necessary recommendations for specialized pet nutrition in Madisonville.

Contact Our Veterinarian in Madisonville LA for a Consultation

Your pet is depending on you to give him nourishing food that can best meet his individual needs -- and you can depend on Tchefuncte Animal Hospital.

Contact us at 985-845-7484 for a consultation with our veterinarian in Madisonville LA.

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