Health Benefits of
Hill's Brand Pet Food in Richmond
Hill's Pet Nutrition has been providing therapeutic and prescription diet pet food since 1939. Hill's now earns over two billion dollars a year marketing dry and canned pet food and is a subsidiary of the Colgate-Palmolive Corporation. Included in their line of pet foods are prescription diet foods available at your animal hospital in Richmond. Although these special foods do not contain medications or drugs, they are sufficiently enriched with minerals and vitamins essential to improving a variety of pet health problems, including feline lower urinary tract disease, gastrointestinal diseases, food allergies, skin problems, heart disease and kidney/ liver disease. If you think your pet would benefit from prescription cat food or prescription dog food, your veterinarian will be happy to discuss why this superior kind of pet food is so advantageous to your pet's health and well-being.
Pet Nutrition in Richmond with Hill's Prescription Pet Food
Specially formulated Hill's prescription pet foods contain nutritional supplements that can improve your pet's health, reduce food allergy symptoms and help obese pets lose weight. Some of these ingredients include:
- Vitamin B12, E, D3 and A
- Thiamine and niacine
- Riboflavin and biotin
- Folic acid
- Minerals like manganous oxide and copper sulfate
Taurine for Cats
Taurine is another ingredient included in Hill's prescription pet food in Richmond. An essential amino acid vital to a cat's heart, vision and reproductive systems, taurine cannot be naturally produced by cats in amounts needed to maintain a domestic cat's health. Hill's also carries kitten food that provides developing kittens with nutrients like DHA, a fatty acid important in supporting nervous system health. Dry and wet kitten food is also ideal for nursing or pregnant cats to eat as well.
Thiamine and Niacin for Dogs
Thiamine/niacin deficiency in dogs can cause a variety of medical issues that are often misdiagnosed and wrongly treated. Possible signs of canine thiamine deficiency include weight loss, lethargy, behavioral problems, vomiting and rapid heart rate.s
To schedule an appointment with your vet in Richmond or to learn more about the many benefits of therapeutic diet pet food, please call our animal hospital in Richmond today at 281-265-0009.