Nutrition & Weight Management

Are your pet’s nutritional needs really being met?

If you’ve ever read the back of your pet’s food package, you know how many ingredients there are. Many of these things are hard to pronounce, let alone understand. Let’s face it: the topics of nutrition and weight control can be confusing, even for the most seasoned pet parent. If you need a little guidance in this area, you’re not alone. More importantly, we’re here to help! Pendleton Veterinary Clinic offers complete animal nutrition and weight management services to keep your loved one fit and healthy.

A Balanced Diet

What your pet consumes can mean the difference between simply surviving and truly thriving. Yet with literally hundreds of different foods to choose from, figuring out which one is the right fit can be challenging. Furthermore, some species have their own special dietary needs. Our team is knowledgeable and experienced in identifying the unique nutritional needs of each patient. We can assess your pet and determine just what food would be perfect for him or her. We’ll even advise you on how much and how often you should be feeding your pet for optimum results.

The Right Weight

A few extra pounds for a human may be no big deal but, for a pet, it can lead to serious health problems. Obesity can even shorten a companion animal’s life. That’s why making sure that your loved one maintains a healthy weight is so important. We can help by determining which range would be ideal for your particular pet and then developing a strategy for achieving that goal. Through things like proper diet, exercise and calorie control, we’ll get that little guy or gal fit in no time!

Ongoing Maintenance

As your pet ages, his or her nutritional and weight control needs will inevitably change. In order for us to continue achieving the desired results, we must make sure that our approach also evolves. At certain life stages, such as the transition from youth into adulthood, we’ll evaluate our plan and make any necessary adjustments. This will improve the chances of your companion staying in tip-top shape throughout his or her entire life.

Give our dedicated team a call today to get started. We can design a customized diet and exercise plan that will bring out the very best in your animal friend.

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    • Morgan GoodpasterMorgan Goodpaster

      We saw Dr. Crabtree and the staff at PVC today. Everyone was so warm and welcoming! They listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. Plus, they made my Maisie feel like one of their own! We have officially found our forever vet!!

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    • Kristin ScherzingerKristin Scherzinger

      We didn’t start going here until my chihuahua was in her final stages and they diagnosed her with heart failure. They took such good care of my baby and were available immediately when it was her time to pass. We can’t express how wonderful pendleton veterinary clinic has been. We can’t wait to continue their services with our future doggie generations! �

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    • Jody Thresher ShiveleyJody Thresher Shiveley

      They got my cat in quickly, and Dr Crabtree and his staff were so sweet to my pet. They offered quick, affordable, current treatment. I highly recommend!

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    • Bob RuffBob Ruff

      Extremely wonderful Doctors and Staff. You pet's needs come First.

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    • Angela ClaireAngela Claire

      We drive 40 minutes (each way) from Indy to take our Great Dane to see Dr. Crabtree! We could not be happier with the level of care and attention he offers at every visit. We really did our research when it came time to pick a vet for our puppy, and he stood out for his kindness and expertise. We’ve taken our dog to several specialists and found that Dr. Crabtree is highly regarded by every vet we’ve talked to in the Indianapolis area. He goes completely out of his way to check on Alice and make himself available if she is ill. The staff and techs at the clinic are top notch as well. They are very passionate and always willing to help over the phone.

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    • John M. BowyerJohn M. Bowyer

      Sophie and Brutus are happy that I take them here lots of hugs and kisses

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      The staff is very knowledgeable and Genuinely kind to the animals and their owners.

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