Your veterinary clients know you can’t feed a human baby what you feed an adult. And yet, they may think nothing of filling their puppy’s bowl with kibble meant for mature dogs and vice versa. Be ready to counsel them on how a pup’s nutritional needs change as it grows.
With exam room conversations about pet obesity, you’re playing the long game. It might take a few chats to get a veterinary client on board that there’s a problem and then more talking to agree to a plan. Don’t get frustrated. Try this.