Resources to help evaluate a pet's current nutrition and guide nutrition recommendations.
Body Condition Assessment
Although there are many benefits to maintaining a healthy weight in pets, many owners do not understand what a healthy weight is or the benefits for pets.
6 min to 10 min
Maintaining a healthy weight in pets provides many health advantages, but many pet owners are uncertain about how to manage their pet’s weight.
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.