What is a Vet Tech Specialist in Nutrition?

You may have seen these letters after people's names, particularly speaking and writing on the topic of nutrition. In fact, you may have noticed I've been talking about it quite abit lately. VTS stands for Veterinary Technician Specialist; a VTS is a highly qualified, skilled and experienced veterinary nurse or technician who has gone through … Continue reading What is a Vet Tech Specialist in Nutrition?

Prescription diets – how they work

Prescription or therapeutic veterinary diets are quite different from your run of the mill pet food. These diets are designed to treat specific medical conditions and in some cases may form the only treatment for a patient's condition. These diets have gotten alot of attention recently; many people mistake prescription diets to mean the food … Continue reading Prescription diets – how they work

The top 5 pet nutrition mistakes you’re making

There are many reasons you've chosen to feed the way you do, but could you be unknowingly be making mistakes when it comes to your pet's diet? With a wealth of information online, we try to reconcile and integrate these hints and tips from a variety of sources to try and do the best for … Continue reading The top 5 pet nutrition mistakes you’re making

Everyone’s an expert in animal nutrition

There's a common misconception that veterinary professionals don't know anything (or very little) about animal nutrition and that self-professed 'experts' are who you should be asking for nutrition advice. Let's break it down - who are the real experts and what do their titles mean? How much study have they done in animal nutrition and … Continue reading Everyone’s an expert in animal nutrition