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Diet & Nutrition

Prescription diets help support the nutritional needs of patients with acute and chronic diseases.  These diets are also nutritionally complete, so your pet does not need to take additional supplements while eating one of these foods.  We also have available reduced allergen treats so your pet can still get a special snack without an upset tummy.

Our Veterinarians at the Suffolk Veterinary Group Animal Wellness Center prescribe specific diets to meet your pet’s specialized nutritional needs.  Each variety of food is exactly formulated to provide a complete, well-balanced diet during an illness, while also assisting in the management of chronic medical conditions.  Whether your pet needs omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis, or a low-sodium diet to regulate the high blood pressure associated with heart disease, your pet can always receive the complete and balanced nutrition they need with a veterinary specific food.  Pets that have food allergies do especially well on hydrolyzed protein diets, so they no longer have to suffer from itchy skin and chronic ear infections, while the reduced calorie diets help obese pets lose the weight necessary to have full and active lives.

Prescription diets are available only upon the recommendation of your veterinarian, and can be purchased only with a valid prescription.  In order to keep your pet's prescription valid, we require your pet have at least one Yearly Preventative Health Exam a year to determine that the diet is doing what it is suppose to do for your pet, and to consult with you as to your pet's benefit from the diet.  Additional diagnostic and health screenings may be required to monitor the management and progress of your pet's particular illness.

Since 2006, Suffolk Veterinary Group has been providing Hill's Prescription Diets to our patients in need of specific nutritional support in complement to medical therapy for chronic health conditions.

Our Order Submission Day will be the SECOND THURSDAY of every month for our Delivery Day of the FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY of the next week.  The prescription diet order schedule for 2018 is listed below:

Order Date 2nd Thursday Delivery Date Following Wednesday
January 11, 2018 January 17, 2018
February 8, 2018 February 14, 2018
March 8, 2018 March 14, 2018
April 12, 2018 April 18, 2018
May 10, 2018 May 16, 2018
June 14, 2018 June 20, 2018
July 12, 2018 July 18, 2018
August 9, 2018 August 15, 2018
September 13, 2018 September 19, 2018
October 11, 2018 October 17, 2018
November 8, 2018 November 14, 2018
December 13, 2018 December 19, 2018
January 10, 2019 January 16, 2019
February 14, 2019 February 20, 2019
March 14, 2019 March 20, 2019


If you are unable to submit your prescription by the designated date, the Veterinary Team will gladly special order your pet’s diet for you, but there will be a one week's wait for delivery, and a charge of $20.00 shipping and handling.  Or you may order it online from our Vet's First Choice Online Pharmacy and have your pet's prescription diet shipped directly to your home.Click Here To Go To Our Office Calendar For Complete Schedule Of Events

Prescription Diets purchased through the Vet's First Choice Online Pharmacy are competitively priced, and allow you the flexibility to purchase the amount you want any time you want without having to wait for our monthly in-clinic delivery.

Click on the "Shop Foods" photo to go directly to our online pharmacy homepage.

For additional information call our office at 631-696-2400.

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I want to thank Dr. Winkler and his staff. They are the most compassionate animal care center ever. And when we recently had to put our kitty down, no where else will you receive the compassion they show. God bless them for their kindness and caring hearts.

Barbara B.
Selden, NY

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