Cardiac Patient Care

Caring for your cardiac pet can be a challenge. The links below are designed to provide you with information and guidance on keeping your cardiac pet healthier longer.

Feeding the Cardiac Patient

Dr. Donald Brown of Vermont Veterinary Cardiology has a comprehensive write-up on “Feeding the Cardiac Patient”. To read the dietary recommendations, please follow the link to Vermont Veterinary Cardiology’s website. click here

Feeding the Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

It is very important to feed your pet as directed by the doctor. The goal of treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is to control the disease with the diet and only treat flare ups with medications.

Diets for Animals with IBD

  • Royal Canin Hydrolyzed Diets
  • Royal Canin Limited Ingredient Diets
  • Hill’s D/D
  • Hills’s Z/D
  • Purina EN

These are all prescription diets which can be purchased via All of the diets come in canned and dry varieties with the Royal Canin Hydrolyzed having treats available.