NUTRITION THE 5TH VITAL ASSESSMENT

Every Pet. Every Time.

The American Animal Hospital Association recommends five vital assessments of patient health at every examination to ensure the highest standard of care. Nutrition, the newest assessment, affects health throughout life and can play a vital role in clinical outcomes.

5VA INTRODUCTION

What veterinarians are saying about
integrating the nutrition assessment.

Nutrition, Temperature, Cardio Function, Respiratory Health, Pain

Nutrition News & Views

Nutrition Essentials

  • Integral to optimal health and can
    enhance quality of life.
  • Controllable factor in your
    patient's health.
  • Assessments build stronger
    client relationships.
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AAHA Nutritional Assessment Guidelines

A guide for veterinary healthcare
teams that includes sample
protocols.

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Putting Nutrition into Practice

Key considerations for adopting the
nutritional assessment for real results.

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Nutritional Resources

Download the Pet Nutrition
Guide
and other helpful materials.

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