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Nutrition

Quality nutrition is a valuable component of healthy pet care and can be useful tool in the treatment of many metabolic conditions. Our expertise can assist you to develop healthy dietary habits for your companion as well as to develop a nutritional regimen that will help to improve the quality of life for pets diagnosed with a specific medical problem. In partnership with your family veterinarian, the doctors and staff of our Veterinary Nutrition Services provide exceptional expertise and care for your canine and feline family members. Our Board-Certified Nutrition consultant also works closely with our Critical Care, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Oncology departments and other specialized services to provide state of the art individualized nutritional plans for current patients with various medical conditions. We offer consultations on:

  • Commercial Diet Recommendations
  • Critical Care Nutrition
  • Customized Weight Loss Programs
  • Nutritional Consultation for Metabolic Diseases such as diabetes, kidney and liver disease or urinary stones
  • Evaluation and formulation of computer-generated, home-prepared therapeutic diets

We can also evaluate your current diet and, if needed, suggest appropriate changes or substitutions to ensure a complete and balanced dietary intake for your pet. Our Nutrition consultant can formulate a complete and balanced home-prepared therapeutic diet if there are no commercial diet options or if you desire to cook for your pet.

Our multi-disciplinary approach and close cooperation among our specialists allows us to offer the best care available to the patients entrusted to us. With the support of a trained and dedicated staff, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists are committed to using science, technology and compassion to provide exceptional care for pets and their families.