Taking care of your pet’s dietary needs helps promote optimal health and vitality. The right diet can even extend your pet’s lifespan. Choosing the right foods can, however, be a minefield for the uninitiated. For example, different breeds and different life stages require different nutritional strategies. Some food brand don’t live up to the marketing promises. Some pets may even be allergic to certain common pet food ingredients. Your vet will be able to advise you on the right foods for your pet, helping you to balance your pet’s diet to perfection.