If your dog has one of the conditions listed below, we can formulate an individual recipe that will support recovery for certain diseases or better quality of life for chronic conditions. Our veterinarian works with your veterinarian for the best possible outcome.
For reasons we don’t understand, certain breeds of dogs are prone to forming oxalate urinary crystals and eventually stones, no matter which prescription food owners choose.
No one wants to hear that their dog has cancer. But medical advances are making it so that now dogs live longer with cancer and is treated more like other chronic diseases.
About 10% of older dogs develop a condition where the kidneys do not eliminate urea from the blood into the urine.
It is uncertain why certain breeds of dogs are prone to the accumulation of cystine crystals and stones in their urine.
Diabetes in dogs is caused by a lack of insulin production in the pancreas combined with a decreased response of body cells to use insulin.
Food allergies arise from a reaction your dog’s body has from encountering a protein that it cannot tolerate.
Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a mysterious kidney disease that causes the blood-filtering part of the kidneys to leak protein into the urine.
At any age, inflammatory bowel disease or chronic enteropathy, mysteriously, causes the body’s immune system to attack the lining of the stomach, intestines and/or the colon.
Liver shunts are caused by abnormal veins that carry blood from the intestines and body organs past the liver and straight into the arteries.
At any age, lymphangiectasia causes congestion and rupture of the lymphatic vessels. This results in poor absorption of fat.
Middle to older age dogs with pancreatitis are generally suffering ongoing (chronic) inflammation.
Major surgery requiring large sections of intestine removal reduces digestive surface area and reduces time for food to be absorbed from the intestines.
Dogs that have “sterile struvites” will benefit from low protein diets that help prevent struvite crystal and stone formation in the bladder.