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Veterinary Nutrition

The impact of nutrition on health & disease is an important area of veterinary care

Nutrition

Nutrition is a very important part of your pets overall health. It is one of the many components we are looking at when you bring your pet in for their annual health exams. During the appointments, the veterinarian is looking closely at your pet’s weight, skin/hair quality, oral health and several other elements of your pet’s health.

Being on a well-balanced diet can help manage or even prevent many conditions such as obesity, allergies, skin conditions and kidney disease.

Our veterinarians can help you make informed decisions about your pet’s diet. We can advise you on which foods are the best choices based on your pet’s needs, as well as how much to feed, and how to make informative decisions.

Pet nutrition is very important
The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)

Know what to look for

When it comes to pet food labels, it is important to be educated on the information provided on the bag. Understanding different marketing techniques and quality control the food goes through before they are able to be sold.

A key element to look for when purchasing a bag of food is the AAFCO statement. The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) is an organization who defines and establishes regulations for pet food and feed ingredients, as well as sets standards for nutritional adequacy.

The "AAFCO statement” is a statement that indicates the food is complete and balanced for a particular life stage, such as growth, pregnancy/lactation, adult or all life stages. An important thing to keep in mind is when the bag states for "all life stages"

Here at Tudor Glen Veterinary Hospital we carry a wide range of different brands that help enrich and lengthen your pet’s life. You can discover many different diets from the brands we trust and love; Hills, Royal Canin, Purina and Rayne. We are one of St. Albert's premier pet food suppliers.

Hill's Prescription Diet

Hill's Prescription Diet

Hill's Pet Nutrition, a leading global pet food company that manufactures and markets the Science Diet and Prescription Diet brands, and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) share a common vision - to promote pet health and to enrich the quality of life of pets.
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Rayne - a dramatically different approach to veterinary nutrition

Rayne Canada

Exclusive to the veterinary channel, Rayne diets are formulated by a team of veterinary specialists to use whole food ingredients wherever possible in order to provide multi-indication diets for healthy pets, complex medical cases, and every dog and cat in between.
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Royal Canin Veterinary Exclusive - Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal Royal Canin

Medi-Cal/Royal Canin Veterinary Diet produces a comprehensive line of veterinary exclusive life stage and therapeutic diets of exceptional quality. These diets are designed to be key components in the total veterinary health care plan for dogs and cats. The diet formulations are based on the scientific expertise of the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition.
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Purina Veterinary Diets

Purina Veterinary Diets

For the past 75 years, Purina has used their knowledge and expertise to give pet owners the healthy pet food, products, tools and advice they need to help enrich their pets' lives.
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Our Mission Statement

Pets are treasured family members at Tudor Glen Veterinary Hospital and we are privileged to be entrusted as advocates for your pet's care. Our team of highly devoted veterinarians, registered veterinary technologists and assistants, receptionists and management are committed to fostering a warm, caring, professional, and respectful atmosphere for our patients and clients.

Our mission is to inspire our clients to partner with our team members to nurture and preserve the human-animal bond through communication, medical expertise, compassionate hearts and gentle hands.

Our Contacts

1005 Tudor Glen Place,
St. Albert, AB T8N 3V4

Ph: 780-458-6051
Fx: 780-458-0869