Quality nutrition is essential in the growth and development of healthy pets and can also be a useful tool in the treatment of many metabolic conditions. Our board certified nutritionist works closely with you, your family veterinarian, and the other departments at GCVS to provide customized nutritional plans tailored towards each patient’s specific medical and dietary needs. These nutritional regimens can improve the quality of life for pets diagnosed with specific medical problems. Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists’ board certified nutritionist, Dr. Catherine Lenox, offers the following services:
- Commercial Diet Recommendations
- Critical Care Nutrition
- Customized Weight Loss Programs
- Evaluation and formulation of computer-generated, home-prepared therapeutic diets
- Nutritional Consultation for Metabolic Diseases such as diabetes, kidney and liver disease or urinary stones
We can also evaluate your pet’s current diet and suggest appropriate changes or substitutions to ensure a complete and balanced dietary intake. If there are no commercial diet options, or if you desire to cook for your pet, our nutrition consultant can formulate home-prepared, therapeutic diets. Our nutrition consultant can formulate a complete and balanced home-prepared diet if there are no commercial diet options available or if you desire to cook for your pet.
Our multi-disciplinary approach and close cooperation among our specialists allow 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 is committed to using science, technology and compassion to provide exceptional care for pets and their families.