Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Nutrition Appointments & Consults

Effective November 15, 2016, our billing policy has changed related to Remote Appointments.

Referring Veterinarians, please contact our service for questions about these changes.

Nutrition Services & Procedures

Feline nutrition

In-House Nutrition Appointments

  1. The veterinarian initiates the appointment request by contacting our nutrition coordinator and completing the Veterinarian Nutrition Service Request Form.
  2. The client completes the “Diet History” section of the Client Nutrition Service Request Form and either sends it to the Nutrition Service by email (or fax to 540-231-6448) or brings it to the appointment.
  3. Payment is collected from the client at the time of the appointment.

Remote Nutrition Appointments

  1. The veterinarian initiates the appointment request by contacting our nutrition coordinator and completing the Veterinarian Nutrition Service Request Form.
  2. The client completes at a minimum the “Diet History” section of the Client Nutrition Service Request Form and sends it to the Nutrition Service by email at vetnutrition@vt.edu or fax to 540-231-6448.
  3. The client is given connectivity instructions for the appointment.
  4. Payment is collected from the client prior to the time of the appointment.

Nutrition Consults

  1. The veterinarian completes the Veterinarian Nutrition Service Request Form.
  2. The client completes the Client Nutrition Service Request Form.
  3. Consults begin to be processed after receipt of both forms in steps 1 and 2.
  4. The veterinarian is billed when consult processing begins.

Nutrition Service Request Forms

Form Instructions

  • Download, complete, and send the saved form via email to vetnutrition@vt.edu or fax to 540-231-6448.