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Pet preventive care starts with food.

The food and treats you feed your pet are essential for maintaining their overall health. As your pet grows older, his or her nutritional needs will begin to change as each life stage requires a specific balance of vitamins, minerals, protein, fats, and carbohydrates. Likewise, animals with chronic conditions, like diabetes or kidney disease, also have different nutritional requirements.

Request a consultation with our board-certified nutritionist today!

Decisions regarding your pet’s nutrition should not be made without first consulting a veterinarian. We work with a board-certified veterinary nutritionist who will review your pet’s age, breed, daily activity level, eating habits, and existing medical conditions to implement a nutrition plan tailored to your pet. Our goal is to help guide you in selecting the best food options for your dog or cat, and our nutritional consultation services will help your pet stay in good health.

Nutrition consultations are commonly sought to treat:

  • Obesity
  • Multiple Concurrent Medical Conditions
  • Balancing Homemade Diet Recipes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Renal Disease
  • Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Food Allergies

Proper nutrition can also improve:

  • Digestion and elimination
  • Immunity and disease prevention
  • Muscle tone and body condition
  • Skin and hair coat health

Have questions about pet nutrition?

Contact us today.

Ready to book a consultation with our board-certified nutritionist?

Contact us or complete our Nutrition Consultation Request Form.

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Columbia Veterinary Hospital


5916 6th Ave. Tacoma, WA 98406

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed