Our Services

Pet Nutrition

At Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital in West Des Moines, IA, we recognize the vital role that nutrition plays in the health and well-being of pets.

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Pet Nutrition in West Des Moines, IA

With our comprehensive pet nutrition services, we are dedicated to helping your furry companions thrive.
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Tailored Nutritional Counseling

Every pet is unique, and their nutritional needs can vary based on factors such as age, breed, activity level, and underlying health conditions. That’s why our experienced veterinarians offer tailored nutritional counseling to ensure your pet receives the optimal diet for their individual needs. Whether you have a playful puppy, a senior cat, or a pet with specific dietary requirements, we can provide personalized recommendations to support their overall health and longevity.

Balanced Diet Recommendations

A balanced diet is essential for maintaining your pet’s health and vitality. Our team can guide you in selecting the right type of food and appropriate portion sizes to meet your pet’s nutritional requirements. We prioritize quality nutrition and can recommend commercial pet foods that meet industry standards for complete and balanced nutrition. Additionally, we can provide guidance on feeding schedules and treats to help you keep your pet at a healthy weight and prevent nutritional imbalances.

Specialized Nutrition for Medical Conditions

In some cases, pets may require specialized diets to manage certain medical conditions or support recovery from illness or surgery. Our veterinarians are well-versed in therapeutic nutrition and can recommend prescription diets tailored to address specific health concerns such as obesity, diabetes, kidney disease, and food allergies. These diets are formulated with precise nutrient profiles to support your pet’s healing process and overall well-being.

Nutritional Supplements and Treats

In addition to recommending appropriate diets, we can also advise you on the use of nutritional supplements and treats to enhance your pet’s health. From omega-3 fatty acids for skin and coat health to joint supplements for mobility support, we can help you navigate the vast array of supplements available on the market. Our goal is to provide you with evidence-based recommendations that promote your pet’s overall wellness without unnecessary additives or fillers.