Weight Management

We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy weight for your pets. Our weight management services are designed to help your pets achieve and maintain an optimal weight, promoting their overall well-being and quality of life. Here is an overview of our weight management services:

  1. Comprehensive Assessments: Our veterinarians will conduct thorough assessments of your pet’s current weight, body condition, and overall health. We will discuss your pet’s lifestyle, nutritional history, and exercise habits to gain a complete understanding of their individual needs.

  2. Customised Diet Plans: a. Based on your pet’s specific requirements, we will develop a customised diet plan that addresses their nutritional needs while promoting weight loss or maintenance. We will recommend appropriate portion sizes, dietary guidelines, and feeding schedules tailored to your pet’s age, breed, size, and any underlying medical conditions.

  3. Nutritional Counselling: Our team will provide you with nutritional counselling to help you understand the importance of proper nutrition and its impact on weight management. We will guide you in selecting high-quality, balanced diets and offer advice on portion control and healthy treat options.

  4. Exercise and Activity Recommendations: Physical activity is essential for weight management and overall health. Our team will provide exercise recommendations based on your pet’s age, breed, and current fitness level.  We will help you incorporate suitable exercise routines and activities into your pet’s daily routine to promote weight loss, muscle tone, and mental stimulation.

  5. Regular Weigh-Ins and Progress Monitoring: We offer regular weigh-ins and progress monitoring to track your pet’s weight loss or maintenance journey. Our team will provide guidance on how to monitor your pet’s progress at home and offer support and adjustments to the weight management plan as needed.

  6. Health Monitoring and Medical Considerations: As part of our weight management services, we will closely monitor your pet’s overall health, including assessing for any underlying medical conditions that may contribute to weight gain or hinder weight loss. If necessary, we will address any medical concerns and provide appropriate treatments or interventions to support your pet’s weight management goals.

  7. Behaviour and Lifestyle Support: Our team will provide guidance on behaviour modifications to encourage healthy eating habits and discourage overeating or begging behaviours. We will offer strategies to address any challenges you may encounter during the weight management process and support you in creating a positive environment for your pet’s success.

  8. Ongoing Support and Education: We are committed to providing ongoing support and education throughout your pet’s weight management journey. b. Our team is available to answer any questions, address concerns, and provide guidance to help you and your pet achieve long-term weight management success.

At Pet Medical Milsons Point, your pet’s long-term health and well-being is our priority. Our team will work closely with you to develop a personalised plan that suits your pet’s needs, providing the tools, resources, and support necessary for them to achieve a healthy weight. Together, we can help your pet lead a happier, more active life.

Let us partner with you to help your pets achieve a healthy weight. Click here to make an appointment with our team!