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Useful information about the needs of cats and dogs with nutritionally sensitive health conditions.

We are continuing to add to our Therapeutic Nutrition section, so come back to see additional topics.


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    Protein for Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease

    Unique nutritional needs must be balanced with dietary modifications to help ameliorate clinical signs and slow progression of disease.

    20+ minutes

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    Lean Body Mass & Protein

    Discover the importance of Lean Body Mass (LBM) in overall health for dogs and cats, and the role a high-protein diet can play in slowing LBM loss.

    11 min to 15 min

  • ACVIM Classification of Heart Disease and Heart Failure in Dogs with MMVD

    View a short video about the ACVIM classification of heart disease.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Dietary Management of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease (MMVD)

    MMVD is the most common heart​ disease in dogs. Learn about specific​ nutrients that play key roles in cardiac​ health for dogs with MMVD.

    6 min to 10 min

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    Amino Acid-Based Enteral Diets For Canine Adverse Food Reactions and Gastrointestinal Disease

    Learn about the history, uses, and benefits of amino acid-based enteral diets.

    20+ minutes


    OBESITY IN PETS: Nutritional and Behavioral Strategies for Preventing and Managing Excess Weight

    Preventing and managing excess weight can help dogs and cats lead better, and importantly, longer lives.

    20+ minutes

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    Transforming Heart Health

    A novel dietary intervention for dogs with early stage myxomatous mitral valve disease

    20+ minutes

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    Canine Chronic Hepatitis

    Diet plays a key role in the management of canine chronic hepatitis.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Unexplained Weight Loss

    When unexplained weight loss occurs, assess the pet’s diet, energy needs, and appetite. Targeted nutrition can help the pet regain a healthy weight and body condition.

    1 min to 5 min