This blend is specifically formulated with ADVANCED NUTRITION that supports the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs.
This blend is specifically formulated with key nutrients that support the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs
Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essentialcare Adult Formula For Dogs provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance.
|WEIGHT AT MATURITY||DRY|
|lbs||kg||Approximate Number of 250 ml (8 oz) Cups/Day|
|3 - 12||1.4 - 5.4||1/3 - 1|
|13 - 20||5.9 - 9.1||1 - 1 1/3|
|21 - 35||9.5 - 15.9||1 1/3 - 2|
|36 - 50||16.3 - 22.7||2 - 2 1/2|
|51 - 75||23.1 - 34.0||2 2/3 - 3 1/3|
|76 - 100||34.5 - 45.4||3 1/3 - 4 1/8|
|Over 100||Over 45.4||4 1/8 cups plus 1/4 for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs)|
|CALORIE CONTENT (CALCULATED)2|
|419 kcal/ 250 ml (8 oz) cup|
1 Using a standard 250 ml/8 oz measuring cup which contains approximately 112 g of Purina Veterinary Diets® essentialcare® Adult Formula For Dogs. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.
2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).
|Crude Protein (Min)||26.0 %|
|Crude Fat (Min)||16.0%|
|Crude Fibre (Max)||3.0%|
|Linoleic Acid (Min)||1.4%|
|Calcium (Ca) (Min)||1.0%|
|Phosphorous (P) (Min)||0.8%|
|Selenium (Se) (Min)||0.35 mg/kg|
|Vitamin A (Min)||13,000 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E (Min)||250 IU/kg|
|Glucosamine** (Min)||350 ppm|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids** (Min)||0.45%|
**Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Chicken, rice, whole grain corn, corn gluten meal, whole grain wheat, poultry by-product meal (source of glucosamine), beef fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, fish meal, liver flavour, fish oil, dried egg product, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, salt, mono and dicalcium phosphate, choline chloride, VITAMINS [Vitamin E supplement, niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin B-12 supplement, riboflavin supplement (Vitamin B-2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), folic acid (Vitamin B-9), menadione sodium bisulfite complex (Vitamin K), Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin (Vitamin B-7)], MINERALS [zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], L-Lysine monohydrochloride, soybean oil, garlic oil. C849920
|PACKAGING||SIZES AVAILABLE||CUPS PER SIZE|
|essentialcare® Adult Formula For Dogs||Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg)||32 cups|
|Bags of 17.7 lb (8 kg)||71 cups|
|Bags of 35 lb (16 kg)||143 cups|