Nutrition & Weight Management

 

Are your pet’s nutritional needs really being met?

If you’ve ever read the back of your pet’s food package, you know how many ingredients there are. Many of these things are hard to pronounce, let alone understand. Let’s face it: the topics of nutrition and weight control can be confusing, even for the most seasoned pet parent. If you need a little guidance in this area, you’re not alone. More importantly, Willow Bend Animal Clinic is here to help!

 

A Balanced Diet

What your pet consumes can mean the difference between simply surviving and truly thriving. Yet with literally hundreds of different foods to choose from, figuring out which one is the right fit can be challenging. What’s more, different animals often have their own special dietary requirements. Our team is knowledgeable and experienced in identifying the unique nutritional needs of each patient. We can assess your pet and determine just what food would be perfect for him or her. We’ll even advise you on how much and how often you should be feeding your pet for optimum results.

 

The Right Weight

A few extra pounds for a human may be no big deal but, for an animal, it can lead to serious health problems. Obesity can even shorten a pet’s life. That’s why making sure that your loved one maintains a healthy weight is so important. We can help by determining which range would be ideal for your particular companion and then developing a strategy for achieving that goal. Through things like proper diet, exercise and calorie control, we’ll get that guy or gal fit in no time!

 

Ongoing Maintenance

As animals age, their nutritional and weight control needs will inevitably change. In order for us to continue achieving the desired results, we must make sure that our approach also evolves. At certain life stages, such as the transition from youth into adulthood, we’ll evaluate our plan and make any necessary adjustments. This will improve the chances of your companion staying in tip-top shape throughout his or her entire life.

Give the Willow Bend crew a call today to get started. We can design a customized diet and exercise plan that will bring out the very best in your animal friend.

 

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    • Jordan Nicole EdwardsJordan Nicole Edwards

      My very first time coming to Willow Bend and I don’t regret it at all. My corgi had an accident played and busted his head. They got him in on short notice and got him all fixed up. They were super sweet and loved my baby like their own. I will not go anywhere else now.

    • Jessica FitzpatrickJessica Fitzpatrick

      this clinic deserves a humanitarian award for their caring greatness. saved Amy and Squirt. I need them once more. Amy it seems is having trouble giving birth I am currently at Enid lake and I don't know what I should do. drive back with her to willow bend or maybe dr. hunt can recommend a vet here in oakland, water valley or batesville???

    • Jami LathamJami Latham

      I love Willow Bend. Me and my mom have been going here since 1980. Awesome Vets and Assistants. Just took Vaako to them for an allergy

    • Arran WarrenArran Warren

      One of the best animal clinics in Mississippi!
      They fixed my mothers Stamfordshire bull terrier’s shattered leg with rods and some screws and she’s still alive and well 7 years later

    • Crystal LindseyCrystal Lindsey

      We have never been a client, but found ourselves in an emergency last night and in an area with no large animal coverage. Dr. Hunt came quickly and took care of my daughters horse. He was very professional, compassionate and knowledgeable and took care of the situation. He had one of the best “bedside” manners of any large vet I have ever met. We may have never been a client before but we definitely will be now.

    • Phyllis BarrettPhyllis Barrett

      Thanks Dr. Thompson and staff for taking care of my fur baby while we are traveling away from home. We truly appreciated your kindness. 🐶