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Benefits of Buying Special Pet Food from La Jolla Veterinarians

The special pet food you see for sale in veterinarian offices and clinics is not just a product they sell, but it is a part of the care and maintenance routine they support for your pet's well-being. Veterinarians in La Jolla and Coastal San Diego know that understanding and being able to provide proper nutrition for your pet is something you need to learn how to do. It can be hard, as dogs will happily eat anything and cats can be so picky it is easy to just go with what they are willing to eat without a fuss. There are some very real reasons vets promote these foods, here are just a few.

1. Oral Hygiene and Health - Keeping your pet's teeth and gums healthy is important for their overall health. Ask the veterinarians at the Pacific Beach Veterinary Clinic, they specialize in dental service and work hard to educate their clients on the dangers of having anesthesia performed for dental care by uncertified technicians. They offer several different food products that will help prevent gum disease and tooth decay for your pet so you won't be overwhelmed with the cost of dental services and tempted by cheap, but unsafe dental help.

2. Obesity and Diabetes - Both the Pacific Veterinary Clinic and the La Jolla Animal Hospital offer nutritional services and diabetes care for pets. Obesity is one of the leading causes of mobility problems in animals as it increases the stress on joints. It can also lead to the development of diabetes, which although it is manageable mostly through medication, diminishes your pet's overall health and well-being. By learning and providing the proper nutrition for your pet, you can reduce the risk for both of these problems. Both places carry a line of products that are recommended by their nutritional counselors.


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