Proper nutrition and portion size along with plenty of activity keeps dogs and cats healthy, says veterinarian Lori Ross, who recommends offering carrots, fresh green beans and ice cubes instead of calorie-laden treats. Heartworm preventives and vaccines are also important, and veterinarian Andrea Carlson says holistic medicine can also contribute to pet care "to create a foundation of wellness."
Nutrition, portion control, vaccines keep pets healthy
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