TOP 10 “BEST PET CARE” LIST 2011<br />Dr Ken Lambrecht <br />Owner & Medical Director WFPC<br />Rehab & Ideal Weight Direc...
Our pet loving team!<br />
#1 Nutrition as therapy /prevention<br />
BENEFITS/DETAILS<br /><ul><li>Dental, kidney, liver disease, obesity, pancreatitis, osteoarthritis and bladder stones can ...
Nutritional therapy = Rx foods & evidence based supplements
Prevention/Wellness info is emerging </li></ul>Read more at www.westsidefamilypet.com<br />
#2  Preventative Benefits of probiotics/prebiotics<br />
Benefits/DETAILS:<br />Prevention of urinary infections, support of the immune system, and bowel disorders like IBD is now...
#3 Ideal Weight <br />
Pets that are ideal weight feel better, LIVE AN AVERAGE OF 15% LONGER, and have fewer health problems. <br />3rd Annual "P...
#4 Breed specific wellness<br />
BENEFITS/DETAILS <br /> Taking preventative steps to prevent typical problems in each breed (over 225 different breeds!) i...
Labrador Retriever Breed Specific Wellness Plan<br />
# 5 Senior Wellness Breakthroughs <br />
cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) (15%) <br />& Osteoarthritis (20%) breakthroughs top the list.<br /> First Senior Wel...
#6  Year-round Total Parasite Prevention (Ticks, fleas, roundworms & heartworms)<br />
Benefits/DETAILS<br />indoor only pets get heartworm disease and can get  internal parasites (including roundworms & hookw...
#7 Totally practical dental homecare<br />
super easy and effective pet dental homecare products<br />easier and more cost effective than ever to prevent dental pain...
#8  Preventing internal disease & saving teeth by professional teeth cleaning<br />
BENEFITS/DETAILS<br />Just like in people, diabetes, pancreatitis, and heart disease can be caused by periodontal disease....
#9 Rehab & pain relief<br />
There are some exciting new pain relief modalities in pets beyond wt loss & nutrition <br />The use of a "cold" or therape...
Insert OA pyramid<br />
#10 Evidence based Joint Foods & Supplements<br />
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Best Pet Care List D C H S2011

  1. 1. TOP 10 “BEST PET CARE” LIST 2011<br />Dr Ken Lambrecht <br />Owner & Medical Director WFPC<br />Rehab & Ideal Weight Director 4 Paws<br />Presented at the Dane County Humane Society<br />April 30th, 2011<br />klambdvm@westsidefamilypet.com<br />
  2. 2. Our pet loving team!<br />
  3. 3. #1 Nutrition as therapy /prevention<br />
  4. 4. BENEFITS/DETAILS<br /><ul><li>Dental, kidney, liver disease, obesity, pancreatitis, osteoarthritis and bladder stones can all be directly treated or prevented by nutritional therapy
  5. 5. Nutritional therapy = Rx foods & evidence based supplements
  6. 6. Prevention/Wellness info is emerging </li></ul>Read more at www.westsidefamilypet.com<br />
  7. 7. #2 Preventative Benefits of probiotics/prebiotics<br />
  8. 8. Benefits/DETAILS:<br />Prevention of urinary infections, support of the immune system, and bowel disorders like IBD is now well supported <br />Parallels human integrative care<br />Dose & quality control are critical<br />Read more at westsidefamilypet.com or see handout<br />
  9. 9. #3 Ideal Weight <br />
  10. 10. Pets that are ideal weight feel better, LIVE AN AVERAGE OF 15% LONGER, and have fewer health problems. <br />3rd Annual "Pets Reducing for Rescues" Ideal Weight Contest and Pet Nutrition Open House <br />57 contestants (over 30 in our fitness category = Iron Dogs (those just slightly over their ideal weight). Biggest 4 Pawed Losers, & Biggest Feline Losers too!<br />Benefits/DETAILS:<br /> $2500 in prizes awarded and $692 raised for local rescues! details<br />
  11. 11. #4 Breed specific wellness<br />
  12. 12. BENEFITS/DETAILS <br /> Taking preventative steps to prevent typical problems in each breed (over 225 different breeds!) is state of the art wellness. <br />The top 3 breed specific wellness programs for the top 20 breeds in our practice are mixed breeds. (DNA testing can detect genetic/breed makeup) <br />Read more<br />
  13. 13. Labrador Retriever Breed Specific Wellness Plan<br />
  14. 14. # 5 Senior Wellness Breakthroughs <br />
  15. 15. cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) (15%) <br />& Osteoarthritis (20%) breakthroughs top the list.<br /> First Senior Wellness Fair in October 2010<br /> (will be an annual event!)<br />Benefits/DETAILS: <br />
  16. 16. #6 Year-round Total Parasite Prevention (Ticks, fleas, roundworms & heartworms)<br />
  17. 17. Benefits/DETAILS<br />indoor only pets get heartworm disease and can get internal parasites (including roundworms & hookworms) from indoor insects, potting soil, etc<br />to help prevent disease transmission in both pets & people (roundworms in children) <br />read more http://www.petsandparasites.org<br />
  18. 18. #7 Totally practical dental homecare<br />
  19. 19. super easy and effective pet dental homecare products<br />easier and more cost effective than ever to prevent dental pain, discomfort, and large veterinary dentistry bills! <br />Dental homecare = simple tooth brushing tricks, VOHC pet foods & treats, water additives, and 1/X week plaque preventative. <br />BENEFITS/DETAiLS<br />Read more at http://www.vohc.org<br />
  20. 20. #8 Preventing internal disease & saving teeth by professional teeth cleaning<br />
  21. 21. BENEFITS/DETAILS<br />Just like in people, diabetes, pancreatitis, and heart disease can be caused by periodontal disease. <br />a 12 step comprehensive dental cleaning in a timely manner can prevent these diseases<br />Dental x-rays are vital just like in people <br />See more at westsidefamilypet.com<br />
  22. 22. #9 Rehab & pain relief<br />
  23. 23. There are some exciting new pain relief modalities in pets beyond wt loss & nutrition <br />The use of a "cold" or therapeutic laser, therapeutic massage, and UWTM.<br />"dorsal horn drugs" like amantadine & gabapentin will help many pets <br />Regenerative Medicine = Adipose Progenitor Cells (fat derived stem cells) & Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)<br />Benefits/DETAILS<br /> Read more at 4PawsSwim.com<br />
  24. 24. Insert OA pyramid<br />
  25. 25. #10 Evidence based Joint Foods & Supplements<br />
  26. 26. Benefits/details<br />There has been a virtual explosion in nutritional/supplemental treatment to help arthritis patients.<br />3 of the top 4 Rx food companies (Purina, Royal Canin & Hills) produce foods that contain anti-inflammatory doses (20mg/lb daily) of EPA (fish oil).<br />Nutramax & VetriScience (makers of DASUquin & Glycoflex respectively) produce proven joint supplements.<br />See handout at westsidefamilypet.com<br />
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