Resources to help evaluate a pet's current nutrition and guide nutrition recommendations.
Body Condition Assessment
The Purina Body Condition System is an easy and practical tool for assessing a pet's body composition.
1 min to 5 min
A visual aid to the Purina Body Condition Score System for dogs.
A visual aid to the Purina Body Condition Score System for cats.
A useful tool to monitor cognitive function in dogs.
Fecal Scoring Assessment
The Purina Fecal Scoring Chart is a practical, easy-to-use tool that can help clients describe their pets’ stools.
Making a Diet Recommendation
Nutritional assessment uses an iterative process to make specific diet recommendations tailored to individual dogs and cats.
Muscle Condition Assessment
Muscle condition scoring is a hands-on method for evaluating lean body mass that can be used as part of nutritional assessments.
The only way to know what each patient really eats is to ask ꟷ and document the information in the medical record.
This short, screening diet history form is a practical, easy-to-use document that can help clients provide important information about their pets’ diets.