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“The support staff is unsurpassed in efficiency, understanding, knowledge, and the ability to handle any situation that might arise. They know each client by name and treat people and pets with love and respect.”

Ann Waller

“The veterinarians and staff at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic are, in a word, outstanding. They routinely go above and beyond in caring for my animals, and their knowledge, care, and sincere compassion are unparalleled.”

Andrea S.

“The front desk staff and all the staff are always greeting with a smile and never too busy to assist or help. They love, LOVE animals and my animals (4 dogs and 3 cats) know it.”

Dietary & Nutritional Counseling
for Pets at Any Age

Pet Nutrition

Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic offers nutritional counseling and guidance to every pet owner. We discuss dietary concerns and make recommendations for nutritional support during regular wellness visits. The nutritional plan is developed to address a variety of factors such as age, activity level, health concerns, overall condition, and lifestyle.


Dietary & Nutrition Needs

A well-balanced diet supports healthy growth and proper development in any pet. Nutritional soundness produces a strong immune system, providing pets with overall vigor, supple skin, and a silky coat. Poor diet results in a risk for nutrition-related diseases such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Certain diseases and conditions in pets may respond positively to a restricted diet. Cancer, for example, often results in weight loss; we may recommend a high calorie diet with nutritional supplements for pets with the disease. Pets who have kidney disease may respond well to a diet that restricts salt and protein.

A balanced diet is a necessity for every pet, while some require special diets during specific times in their lives. We offer extensive training and experience in identifying the nutritional needs of pets.  


Nutritional Resources

  • Browse through WebMD’s diet and nutrition guides for cats and dogs.
  • Enjoy a variety of articles and blog posts from the American Animal Hospital Association about nutrition and pets.