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Pet Nutrition @ OVC

Welcome to Pet Nutrition at the Ontario Veterinary College!

Improving lives, one bowl at a time.


Before the Bowl Blog

  • Beyond the Label

    Reading a Pet Food Label is a Skill – do you have it? There is a lot of information presented to you on a pet food label, and not all of it is all that important. We have created a detailed guide to interpreting all the sections on a pet food label for you to help you decipher pet foods going forward. Check out the Guaranteed Analysis, Ingredient List, and spot the Nutritional Adequacy Statements! Link in our bio to read on

  • Can the Easter Bunny Share his Carrots?

    Happy Easter! The carrot is a nutrient-dense root vegetable that is high in fibre and several vitamins, including Vitamin A and Vitamin K. Carrots are considered a healthy food for humans, but have you ever wondered if they are healthy for your pet too?